TR Editor Yuly Restrepo visits Int’l Poetry Festival of Medellín

One of the most vibrant literary gatherings in the world takes place each year in Medellín, Colombia: The International Poetry Festival of Medellín or Festival Internacional de Poesía de Medellín. Founded in 1991, the Festival has consistently offered poetry as an eloquent counterweight to the violence so much associated with the city. It was awarded a … [Read more…]

An Email from Malcolm Garcia

One of the highlights of Tampa Review 49 is a new essay by J. Malcolm Garcia, who continues to witness and reflect on trouble spots around the world. His latest contribution, “Praying in Reyhanli,” was written after spending time with refugees in Syria and Turkey.  Recent events have only underscored the importance of intelligent, unbiased reporting from … [Read more…]

Our Urgent Need to Share

The need to immediately share information on social media is a curious subject in our home. It’s the urgency that tickles me, the act of posting on the Internet before thinking through the consequences. With access to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram getting easier with each new mobile gadget on the market, there is no surprise … [Read more…]