Trio House Press
Publishing distinct voices in American poetry
News from Trio House Press
Submissions are Now Open for the 2014 OPEN READING PERIOD!

The Trio House Press open reading period is July 1-July 31. During this period, the THP staff selects a poet for publication. For more information on how to submit during this time, please visit our SUBMISSIONS page.

2104 Trio Award Winner Announced
Trio House Press is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Trio Award, selected by Peter Campion: Bradford Tice for his manuscript, What the Night Numbered.  He is the author of Rare Earth (New Rivers Press, 2013), which was named the winner of the 2011 Many Voices Project and a 2014 Debut-litzer finalist. His poetry and fiction have appeared in such periodicals as The Atlantic Monthly, North American Review, The American Scholar, Alaska Quarterly Review, Mississippi Review, Epoch, as well as in Best American Short Stories 2008. His poetry was also selected as the winner of Prairie Schooner’s 2009 Edward Stanley Award. He currently teaches at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln.

Finalists for the 2014 Trio Award include:
When Men Go Off to War by Victoria Kelly
Creep Love by Michael Walsh
Local Extinctions by Mary Quade
Smell of Salt, Ghost of Rain by Ivan Young
2014 Louise Bogan Award Winner Announced
Trio House Press is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Louise Bogan Award, Sandy Longhorn, for her book, The Alchemy of My Mortal Form, selected by Carol Frost.  Sandy Longhorn is the author of The Girlhood Book of Prairie Myths, winner of the 2013 Jacar Press Full-Length Poetry Book Contest and Blood Almanac, winner of the 2005 Anhinga Prize for Poetry. New poems have appeared or are forthcoming in burntdistrict, Crazyhorse, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hotel Amerika, The Southeast Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. Longhorn holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in poetry from the University of Arkansas and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the College of St. Benedict. She teaches at Pulaski Technical College, North Little Rock, AR, where she directs the Big Rock Reading Series, and for the online MFA Program at the University of Arkansas Monticello. In addition, she co-edits the online journal Heron Tree and blogs at Myself the only Kangaroo among the Beauty.

Finalists for the 2014 Louise Bogan Award include:
Simple Machines by Barbara Duffey
Perfect Desk by Arne Weingart
Mytheria by Molly Tenebaum
Sass by Roy Bentley

Thank you to all who submitted their work during our 2014 awards period.  There were so many books of merit; it made our decisions very difficult.  Congratulations to all of our winners and finalists!
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