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Real Women (2015)

Real Women by Doris Weatherford • 2015 Edition

They created a civilized society long before Europeans arrived in the New World, helped establish Tampa as the nation’s cigar capital, led Florida’s first statewide suffrage movement, built ships during World War II, and pioneered movements in fields ranging from real estate development to social service that forged the community’s character. These are the Real Women whose lives and times author Doris Weatherford has collected for this comprehensive review of Tampa and Hillsborough County women from prehistory to the millennium. ...
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Southside Buddhist by Ira Sukgrungruang


Carrying forward the themes and spirit of his previous memoir, Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy, and his book of poems, In Thailand It Is Night, Ira Sukrungruang brings humor, insight, and lyricism to his new collection of personal essays, Southside Buddhist.

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Tampa Review 49

The literary contents of TR49 reflect a new generation’s struggle with “Utopia”—as Qui Xiaofei visually depicts on the cover. 50 Year Seal Poet Zeina Hashem Beck expresses it in her opening poem as she personifies a world “trying to tip over its pain.” Daniel Gabriel describes a utopian interlude in his 2009 visit to “Syria Before It All Went South,” while in contrast, Malcolm Garcia struggles to find grounds for faith amidst horror and ruin in “Praying in Reyhanli.” Reproductions of pages from the Tampa Poetry Review of fifty years ago remind us how both our distant and recent pasts contain the cultural heritage and visionary struggles that create each new version of “my generation.” ...
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One Year Subscription to Tampa Review

Enjoy fiction, art, poetry, and creative nonfiction from Florida and the world twice each year in an elegant hardback format Tampa Review subscriptions are ideal gifts for yourself or a friend . . . and subscribers receive an elegant bargain at just $22 for two issues (including shipping).
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Paula Brancato Wins 
Ninth Annual Danahy Fiction Prize

Paula Brancato of Long Island City, New York, has been selected as winner of the ninth annual Danahy Fiction Prize by the editors of Tampa Review . She will receive a cash award of $1,000 and her winning short story, “Executive Spa,” will be published in the forthcoming Fall/Winter issue of Tampa Review .
Apr 09, 2015

Bruce Bond Wins 2014 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry

Bruce Bond, of Denton, Texas, has been named winner of the 2014 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry. Bond receives the thirteenth annual prize for his new manuscript, Black Anthem. In addition to a $2,000 check, the award includes hardback and paperback book publication in 2015 by the University of Tampa Press.
Sep 24, 2014

Michael Hettich Wins 2013 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry

Michael Hettich, of Miami, Florida, has been named winner of the 2013 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry. Hettich receives the twelfth annual prize for his new manuscript, Systems of Vanishing . In addition to a $2,000 check, the award includes hardback and paperback book publication in Spring 2014 by the University of Tampa Press.
Aug 27, 2013