A Poem by Mary-Alice Daniel

Tampa Review wishes to congratulate Mary-Alice Daniel, who has just won the 2022 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition, and whose poem “Active but Odd” appears in Tampa Review 61-62. Daniel was born in Northern Nigeria and raised in England and Nashville. Her poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Iowa … [Read more…]

Honi, the Circle-Maker by Patty Seyburn

Patty Seyburn has published five collections of poems: Threshold Delivery (Finishing Line Press, 2019); Perfecta (What Books Press, Glass Table Collective, 2014); Hilarity, (New Issues Press, 2009), Mechanical Cluster (Ohio State University Press, 2002) and Diasporadic (Helicon Nine Editions, 1998). She is a professor at California State University, Long Beach. Of this beautiful cross-genre piece, … [Read more…]

Two Poems by Benjamin S. Grossberg

Benjamin S. Grossberg is Director of Creative Writing at the University of Hartford.  He has published four books of poems including My Husband Would (University of Tampa, 2020), a Foreword Indies Book of the Year and winner of the 2021 Connecticut Book Award; and Sweet Core Orchard (University of Tampa, 2009), winner of the 2008 … [Read more…]

Two Poems by Keith Kopka

Born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, Keith Kopka spent many years playing in and touring with punk and hardcore bands all over the country. His poetry and criticism have recently appeared in Best New Poets, Mid-American Review, New Ohio Review, Berfrois, Ninth Letter, The International Journal of The Book, and many others. Formerly the … [Read more…]

Tamar Mepe: a folk comic by Coyote Shook

Coyote Shook is a cartoonist, PhD candidate, and medieval mystic derailed by circumstance. Their writing and comics have appeared or are forthcoming in a range of Canadian and American literary magazines, including Tupelo Quarterly Review, LandLocked, Vox, The Portland Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Puritan, Shenandoah, and various others. For more on their work, … [Read more…]