Eyrie Literary & Art Magazine
The purpose of the student magazine, The Eyrie, is to showcase the creative endeavors of TCC students. It also provides students enrolled in Literary Magazine Production (JOU2440L) with the experiences of magazine production, from evaluation of materials to blue-line copy. The Eyrie is distributed free to all College personnel, and to students upon request.
The Eyrie, TCC’s student art and literary magazine, now in its 33rd edition, continues to gain recognition among national and statewide competition. The2014 issue was awarded Second Place in the Southern Division of the Community College Humanities Association (CCHA). Additionally, student Tamara Jeffers’ nonfiction piece entitled “Somewhere Over the Overpass” was recognized for 2nd place in the division. The magazine also ranked among the top state and community colleges at the 2014 Florida College System Publications Association (FCSPA) annual awards ceremony, making its mark with awards in nine categories at the FCSPA conference. Entries from 34 of Florida’s college publications were eligible for FCSPA’s 2014 contest, and were judged by award-winning professionals in the field. The Eyrie placed first in the state for Contents Page and Photography, and second in the state forDesign. The student works recognized for photography included Ethan Caswell, Jonathan Flechas, and Yodalis Fuentes. Student Jacqueline Viault’s individual artwork received 3rd place in the state, as did Tamara Jeffers’ individual poem. The collected art works of Theresa Miley, Stefani Hosch, and Jacqueline Viault earned 3rd place, along with Yazzie Hormay’s fiction piece. Finally, the collected poems of Tamara Jeffers, Maxime Mohammar, and Mary Roberts earned 3rd place. Overall, the magazine won 3rd place in the state for General Excellence (accumulated points for placing in multiple categories).
Any TCC student registered during the 2014 - 2015 school year is encouraged to enter original, unpublished work for possible publication in the 2015 Eyrie. 2015 Eyrie Entry Form.pdf
For those students submitting original artwork for consideration in the 2015 issue, a photo shoot will be held on December 2nd and 3rd from 2:30-5:15 pm in CH room 254. Please note that original artwork will not be accepted for consideration—students must submit a high quality image along with the submission form.
For more information regarding The Eyrie or JOU2440L, please e-mail Nicolette Costantino, or contact her at (850) 201-6512.