TRP June Roundup

New releases in ebook and audiobook, Foreword INDIES, International Latino Book Awards, Poetry Foundation, and more! See what TRP was up to in June!

TRP May Roundup

New releases in paperback, audiobook, and ebook. Winner announced for The TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Prize: West Virginia. Colorado Book Awards, Summerlee Book Prize, Starred Kirkus Review, and more. See what TRP was up to in May!

Love Give Us One Death: Bonnie and Clyde in the Last Days

Jeff P. Jones’ postmodern, historical novel recounts the last days of the notorious American outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. The immediacy of the narrative and the intimacy of the language reveals Jones’ desire to draw as close as possible to the real Bonnie and Clyde. Part prose and part verse, the novel is teeming with fragments, witness statements, newspaper articles, photos, scripts, and even a cartoon, creating a delightfully chaotic mixture of narrative styles.

Get a Grip

Get a Grip by Kathy Flann This post was written by contributing writer Laura Brackin. Kathy Flann’s writing has seen no shortage of prizes. As the 2014 winner of the George Garrett Prize, her short story collection Get a Grip (Texas Review Press, 2015) follows in the award-winning tradition of her earlier work. With engagingContinue reading “Get a Grip”

We Are the Bus

We Are the Bus by James McKean This post was written by contributing writer Savanah Burns. In the winter of 2011, James McKean’s We Are the Bus debuted onto the literary scene with the Texas Review Press. McKean’s hard work won TRP’s X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, an annual contest accepting submissions from poets fromContinue reading “We Are the Bus”