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David Leavitt Discusses Crossword Puzzles and Grief on PBS NewsHour

David Leavitt, Professor of English and Co-Director of the University of Florida’s Creative Writing program, was featured recently on PBS NewsHour where he discussed the personal meaning behind the New York Times crossword.

Ytori Fall 2019 Featured Story

Reimagining the Humanities

Now in its second decade, the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere is bringing disciplines together to tackle grand-challenge questions.

Ari Luxenberg ’03 is Living His California Dream

This UF alumnus took a big risk to see if he could make it in Hollywood.

Nothing to See Here

New Book Releases from Faculty and Alumni

Check out the latest published work by our talented faculty and alumni.

Nothing to See Here

‘Nothing to See Here,’ Alum Kevin Wilson’s New Novel, Ignites with Surreal Wit

The latest novel from MFA in Creative Writing graduate Kevin Wilson has earned rave reviews for its hilarious, surreal take on childrearing.

Portrait of Uwem Akpan

Renowned Author Joins UF

Get to know Assistant Professor of English and author Uwem Akpan.