A Poem by Jai Hamid Bashir

Congratulations to Jai Hamid Bashir, whose poem “The Apiarists,” which appears in Tampa Review 61/62, has been selected in the 2022 Orison Anthology, which focuses on spiritual writing. Bashir is an autistic poet and creative from the American West. Born to Pakistani-American artists, she is a recent graduate of Columbia University. Her work has appeared … [Read more…]

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…]

From J. Malcolm Garcia in Viet Nam

J. Malcolm Garcia has contributed to Tampa Review for more than a decade, bringing us vivid and memorable portraits of people, places, and problems from around the world. Two of his new pieces—one from Bangladesh and the other from Guatemala—are forthcoming in Tampa Review 57/58, a special double-issue due to be released in late Spring. … [Read more…]

Types of Distinction

Editor’s Note: While publishing two special issues in celebration of our first half-century of literary publishing, Tampa Review editors appreciated the chance to reflect on our journal’s typography and identity. In Tampa Review 54 we shared some of our conclusions about its types in a full-page colophon entitled “Companion, Palatino, and Tampa Review.”  However, even with the … [Read more…]