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Trio Award and Louise Bogan Award Submissions are CLOSED. Winners, finalists, and semi-finalists will be announced in the summer of 2016.

No Open Reading Period July 2016.  Our annual open reading period will not be held this year.  Please continue to check the THP website for future calls for submissions.



Tara Betts' Break the Habit Selected for Publication

Trio House Press is pleased to announce that Tara Betts’ poetry manuscript, Break the Habit, has been selected for publication. The book is slated to be published before the end of 2016.

 

Tara Betts is the author of Arc & Hue and the chapbooks 7 x 7: kwansabas and THE GREATEST!: An Homage to Muhammad Ali. Tara received her Ph.D. at Binghamton University and her MFA from New England College. In addition to performing her poems across the country and internationally, Tara’s poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including POETRYGathering GroundBum Rush the Page, Villanelles, both Spoken Word Revolution anthologies, The Break Beat Poets, Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements and GHOST FISHING: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology. Tara has taught writing at Rutgers University, Binghamton University, and University of Illinois-Chicago. She is a Cave Canem alum.

Matt Mauch’s Bird-Brain Selected for Publication
Trio House Press is pleased to announce that Matt Mauch’s poetry manuscript, Bird-Brain, has been selected for publication. The book is slated to be released prior to the end of 2017.
 
Matt Mauch is the author of If You’re Lucky Is a Theory of Mine (Trio House Press, 2013), Prayer Book, and the chapbook The Brilliance of the Sparrow. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Conduit, DIAGRAM, Willow Springs, The Los Angeles Review, Forklift, Ohio, Sonora Review, H_NGM_N, Water~Stone Review, The Mississippi Review, and on the Poetry Daily and Verse Daily websites. Mauch edits Poetry City, USA, a journal of poetry and prose on poetry, and lives in Minneapolis, where he teaches in the AFA in Creative Writing program at Normandale Community College.
Iris Jamahl Dunkle’s Interrupted Geographies Selected for Publication
Trio House Press is pleased to announce that Iris Jamahl Dunkle’s poetry manuscript, Interrupted Geographies, has been selected for publication. Iris’ book is slated to be released prior to the end of 2018.
 
Iris Jamahl Dunkle is the current Poet Laureate of Sonoma County, CA. Her second poetry book, There's a Ghost in this Machine of Air, is about the untold history of Sonoma County, CA, and was published in November 2015 by Word Tech Editions. Her debut poetry collection, Gold Passage, was selected by Ross Gay to win the 2012 Trio Award, and was published by Trio House Press in 2013. Her chapbooks, Inheritance and The Flying Trolley, were published by Finishing Line Press in 2010 and 2013. Her poetry, essays and creative non-fiction have been published widely in numerous publications including Fence, Calyx, Catamaran, Poet's Market 2013, JMWW, and Chicago Quarterly Review. Of note, her poem, “How to Cope in a New Landscape,” was a finalist for the The New Guard’s Knightville Poetry Contest, and her poem “The Trick of Sound” was a finalist for the Yalobusha Review’s Yellowwood Poetry Prize. Her essay, "Yellow Dahlias," was nominated for a pushcart prize. She is currently co-writing a new biography on Jack London's wife, Charmian Kittredge London. Dunkle teaches writing and literature at Napa Valley College. She received her B.A. from the George Washington University, her M.F.A. in Poetry from New York University, and her Ph.D. in American Literature from Case Western Reserve University. She is on the staff of the Napa Valley Writers conference, and currently resides with her family in Northern California.