2022 Best of the Net Nominees

We are pleased to share our nominees for this year’s Best of the Net anthology. Over the past year, we have published many excellent stories, poems, and essays on Aquifer: The Florida Review Online, from writers emerging and established alike. Click the links below to read each work. We wish our 2022 nominees the best!


Prayer with Burning Barn” by Amorak Huey

Elegy for Recording the Light” by Erin Slaughter

If Death Is Another Dimension” by Aruni Kashyap

Grief is a Sudden Room” by Margaret Ray

A Patient’s Family Asks What Do I Know” by Eric Tran

Analog” by Yasmina Martin


The Lunch Party” by Jemimah Wei

Fugues” by Ruth Joffre


Somewhat Involved” by Will Howard

Mother Tongue” by Pragya Agarwal