TRP June Roundup

June Releases

Audiobook Releases

The Licorice Daughter: My Year with Ruffian, by Lyn Lifshin, Narrated by Bonnie Trost

Barbaro: Beyond Brokenness, by Lyn Lifshin, Narrated by Bonnie Trost

Ebook Releases

Cat’s Tongue, by Kathleen Winter

Fiestas, by Jacqueline Bautista

Ephemera, by Evana Bodiker


Our final judge Taylor Johnson has selected Recovery by J. L. Conrad as the winner of the 2022 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize.


Her Read: A Graphic Poem, by Jennifer Sperry Steinorth is a Winner of the 2021 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

Tortillera, by Caridad Moro-Gronlier is an Honorable Mention in the 2022 International Latino Book Awards.

Mixed Company, by Jenny Shank is the General Fiction Winner of the 2022 Colorado Book Awards.

Reviews & Interviews

Pictures of the Shark, by Thomas H. McNeely reviewed in Foreword Reviews and Lone Star Review.

“[An] always compelling novel in short stories …. Pictures of the Shark shows how early damage can linger … and reflects on the unexpected ways that it can manifest.”

Jeff Fleischer, Foreword Reviews

“A tightly written and often emotionally gripping collection.”

Si Dunn, Lone Star Review

Selena Didn’t Know Spanish Either, by Marisa Tirado, reviewed in Poetry Foundation‘s Harriet Books. Marisa Tirado interviewed on El Pochast.

“Like bedrock outcroppings or New Mexican mesas, Tirado’s chapbook exists fully formed, yet promises further formations, deeper excavations of her poeticized self.”

Diego Báez, Poetry Foundation

Politics of the Minotaur, by karla k. morton, reviewed in Western Writers of America’s RoundUp Magazine

“A brilliant wordsmith… the power and beauty of morton’s words are enormous.”

Johnny D. Boggs, RoundUp Magazine

New from TRP Authors

Monster,” by Jose Hernandez Diaz, author of The Fire Eater, in The Citron Review.

The McNeese Review

The Summer Issue of The McNeese Review‘s Boudin released in June and is now available online.


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