New Release: Caridad Moro-Gronlier, Tortillera

Tortillera chronicles the life of a Cuban-American daughter, wife and mother as she dismantles the existence she was taught to want in order to evolve into the queer woman she was born to be.

New Release: Matt W. Miller, Tender the River

Focusing on the Merrimack River, Tender the River weaves historical, geological, social, and personal narratives together…

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

“When you design a dwelling you are giving shape to space so that a body, humans mostly, but not just—can inhabit the space. If one thinks of a poem as a dwelling—after all stanza is Italian for room—then it is interesting to think not only about what one is saying, but about the space one is shaping, through which someone else will move.”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Jose Hernandez Diaz

“I don’t feel like myself when I’m not reading and writing regularly.”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Mary Morris

Public high school opened up enormous possibilities for literature and creative writing. I fell in love with Bukowski, Tolkien, Emily Dickinson, e.e. cummings, and read all of Herman Hesse.

Coming and Going: “The Geometry of Wishes” by Randall Watson

Coming and Going: “The Geometry of Wishes” by Randall Watson Contributing writer Savanah Burns wrote this post in celebration of Randall Watson’s new book with Texas Review Press. Everything has a place and time in life, and then life goes on, right? This is what nature warns us with the changing of the tree leaves.Continue reading “Coming and Going: “The Geometry of Wishes” by Randall Watson”

The (Too) Busy Writer

A common image of the writer is one where they sit with their laptop in an oversized, comfy chair, in front of a large picture window—with or without a sheer, gauzy window dressing of some kind, but either way, allowing entry for cheerful sunlight—a cup of steaming something, coffee, tea, on a small table beside them.