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Open Reading Period Selection
Trio House Press proudly announces its 2019 Open Reading selection to be published in 2020:

You Do Not Have to Be Good by Madeleine Barnes

Madeleine Barnes is a poet, visual artist, and Ph.D. fellow in English Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the author of several chapbooks, most recently Women’s Work, forthcoming from Tolsun Books, and Light Experiments, Porkbelly Press’ first ever zine-style photo chapbook (2019). Since 2016, she has served as Poetry Editor at Cordella Magazine, a publication that showcases the work of women and non-binary writers and artists. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from NYU, and she co-curates the Lunar Walk Poetry Series in Manhattan. Named an emerging writer by the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series, she is the recipient of two Academy of American Poets poetry prizes, the Princeton Poetry Prize, the Gertrude Gordon Journalism Prize, and the Three Rivers Review Poetry Prize. She teaches at Brooklyn College.

Congratulations also to our finalists also considered (in alphabetical order):

Through a Grainy Landscape by Millicent Borges Accardi

Chiald by Jessica Cuello

bedroom volume by Anthony Dipietro

Runaway by Haines Eason

Sabbath Cinema by Amy Gottlieb

Borrowed Light by Ken Haas

Doom Glove by Kimberly Lambright

This Strange Heart by Casey Knott

Shellback by Jeanne-Marie Osterman

Happy Apocalypse Day by Lucas Pingel

Into The The by Robin Reagler

Unpracticed Bodies Come Apart by Amy Small-McKinney

Florilegium by Shelia Squilante

Notes on Distance by Elizabeth Tannen

Flowers, Moon by Emily Tuszynska

Earthen by Vivian Wagner

Thank you all for a wonderful year of high-quality submissions!

Judges Announced for 2020 Awards
Trio House Press welcomes Malena Mörling as judge for our 2020 Trio Award.

Malena Mörling was born in Stockholm in 1965 and grew up in southern Sweden. She is the author of two books of poetry: Ocean Avenue and Astoria. She has also published translations of work by Nobel Laureate Tomas Tranströmer and together with Jonas Ellerström, a collection of the Finland-Swedish poet Edith Södergran, On Foot I Wandered Through the Solar Systems, the collection 1933 by Philip Levine into Swedish, and they have edited and translated the anthology The Star By My Head, Poets From Sweden published by Milkweed Editions. Their anthology Swedish Writers on Writing is forthcoming from Trinity University Press. Mörling has received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Fellowship and a Dianna L. Bennett Fellowship from the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute. She is a Professor of Creative Writing at The University of North Carolina, Wilmington. 

Trio House Press welcomes Sandy Longhorn as judge for our 2020 Louise Bogan Award.

Sandy Longhorn has received the Porter Fund Literary Prize for Arkansas authors and the Collins Prize from the Birmingham Poetry Review. She is the author of three books of poetry: The Alchemy of My Mortal Form, The Girlhood Book of Prairie Myths, and Blood Almanac. Her poems have appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, North American Review, Oxford American, Thrush, and elsewhere. Longhorn teaches in the Arkansas Writer’s MFA program at the University of Central Arkansas, where she directs the C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference.
Trio Award Chosen as One of Reedsy's Best Writing Contests of 2019!
We are honored to be included on Reedsy's list of the best writing contests of 2019!  Thank you to all of our poets, editors, and supporters for helping us continue our mission to publish distinct voices in American poetry.  Click here to see the others who were chosen for this honor!
Trio House Press Welcomes Matt Mauch as Our New Co-Executive Editor
Trio House Press is proud to welcome long-time THP collective member Matt Mauch as our new Co-Executive Editor.

Matt Mauch is the author of three poetry collections, most recently Bird~Brain. A Minnesota State Arts Board grant recipient and National Poetry Series finalist, Mauch lives in Minneapolis and teaches in the AFA in Creative Writing program at Normandale Community College.