TRP May Roundup

May Releases

Catastrophe, by Dierdre Danklin / Heaven’s Burning Porch, by James Dunlap / Selena Didn’t Know Spanish Either, by Marisa Tirado

Audiobook Releases

Leaving the Country of Sin, by Ron Rozelle / Texas Heat and Other Stories, by William Harrison / Secretariat: The Red Freak, The Miracle, by Lyn Lifshin


Scrape the Velvet from Your Antlers, by Kelly McQuain wins The TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Prize: West Virginia and will be released in 2023 as the next installment in The TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Series.


Leaving the Country of Sin, by Ron Rozelle is the Winner of the 2022 Summerlee Book Prize.

Mixed Company, by Jenny Shank is a Finalist for the Colorado Book Awards and is Longlisted for the 32nd Annual Reading the West Book Awards.

Politics of the Minotaur, by karla k. morton is a Winner of The Firebird Book Award and London Book Festival’s Poetry Runner Up.

Reviews and Features

Pictures of the Shark, by Thomas H. McNeely received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews.

Cat’s Tongue, by Kathleen Winter was reviewed in The Shore Poetry by Tyler Truman Julian.

Before I Had the Word, by Brooke Sahni was reviewed in Cleveland Review of Books by Jill Mceldowney.

“Arlington Cemetery, Washington D.C.”, from Politics of the Minotaur, by karla k. morton was featured in Verse Daily.

Imagine a Death, by Janice Lee was featured in New York Magazine‘s The Strategist:
“22 Books to Read During AAPI Heritage Month, Recommended by AAPI Writers”

Interviews and Readings

Sarah Kain Gutowski was interviewed on Pier-Glass Spotlights, by Stan Galloway.

Janice Lee was interviewed in Nailed Magazine, by Katie Collins Guinn.

Janice Lee read an excerpt from Imagine a Death as part of the finalist reading series for Big Other Book Awards.

The McNeese Review

TRP is proud to announce a distributive partnership with the McNeese Review. TRP is excited to contribute to the future of the McNeese Review.

The McNeese Review, an annual publication of the College of Liberal Arts, Department of English, and MFA program at McNeese State University, is a 64-year old literary journal founded in Lake Charles, LA .

The McNeese Review, Vol. 59, 2022 now available!

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