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University of Tampa Press

The University of Tampa Press extends the educational mission of the University through the publication of works of scholarship, creativity and regional interest. Its publications disseminate the fruits of learning to a wide audience of serious readers both within and beyond the academic institution. 

Authors have included Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize winners, notable state and regional authors and artists, widely-published alumnae, UT faculty members, and many new or emerging authors.

Tampa Book Arts Studio

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The Tampa Book Arts Studio includes a working letterpress printshop with equipment from the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Book Arts Studio Library Collections are centered on the age of letterpress printing, with a special emphasis on private and independent presses; examples from more than 500 presses are represented. The collection now totals nearly 8,000 items, including the Lee J. Harrer Collection of Books about Books, the J. B. Dobkin Peter Pauper Press Collection, the Dobkin Collection of 19th Century Letter Writing Manuals and the Les Feller Family Collections. 


Tampa Review

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Published twice a year as a limited-edition hardback, Tampa Review is the University's award-winning international literary journal, featuring art, stories, interviews, poetry, and creative nonfiction from across the state and around the world. 

Edited by faculty members from the Department of English and Writing, Tampa Review helps host visiting writers on campus and sponsors the international Tampa Review Prize for Poetry each year. 

A reviewer for described Tampa Review as “the most beautiful review I've ever seen.”

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Studies in the Fantastic is an academic journal publishing refereed essays, informed by scholarly criticism and theory, on both fantastic texts and their social function. Although grounded in literary studies, it also publishes articles examining genres and media that have been underrepresented in humanistic scholarship. Its subjects include weird fiction, science fiction, speculative fiction, fantasy, video games, architecture, science writing, futurism and technocracy.


A University Is Born by Dr. Frederic H. Spaulding
The Seventy-fifth Anniversary edition of the memoirs of the first president of The University of Tampa.

Tampa Before the Civil War by Canter Brown, Jr.

The best available account of the early years of Tampa.

Ybor City: the Making of a Landmark Town by Frank Trebín Lastra
A comprehensive history of Ybor City, written by a native son.

After Earth by Michael Lavers
Winner of the 2018 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry.

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