TRP Q&A: An Interview with Theodora Ziolkowski

“The idea of not having a book on me alarms me. I keep an ’emergency book’ in my car because the possibility of ever being expected to wait without a book—or, worse case scenario, unexpectedly stranded somewhere—disturbs me deeply.”

2020 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize Winner

Congratulations to Brooke Sahni, whose book Before I Had the Word, has won the 2020 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, selected by Maggie Smith. We look forward to publishing Before I Had the Word in Fall 2021. We would also like to recognize the finalists for this year’s prize: Amber Adams – Becoming RibbonsKemi Alabi –Continue reading “2020 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize Winner”

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 Southern Poetry Breakthrough Prize: Florida Winner

Congratulations to Caridad Moro-Gronlier for winning the TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Prize: Florida! We look forward to publishing Tortillera in Spring 2021. The TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Series seeks to highlight a first full-length collection by emerging authors from each state in the southern U.S. Submissions open January 1st each year.

2020 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize Winner

Congratulations to Cecilia Pinto for winning the 2020 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize! We look forward to publishing Imagine the Dog in Spring 2021. Established in 2001, The Clay Reynolds Novella Prize seeks to highlight one book a year that excels in the novella format. Since 2019 the Prize comes with a $500 advance, a standardContinue reading “2020 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize Winner”

2020 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize Winner

Congratulations to Elisabeth Murawski for winning the 2020 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize! We look forward to publishing Still Life with Timex in Spring 2021. Established in 2001, The Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize seeks to highlight one book a year that excels in the chapbook format. Since 2019 the Prize comes with a $500Continue reading “2020 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize Winner”

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 Elizabeth Genovise

“I’d have a separate party on another night for the canonical Russian writers because, let’s face it, they’d be a buzzkill even if we kept the vodka flowing, and I’d want all these people to come back.”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Sarah Kain Gutowski

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

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Jack B. Bedell

“I read like a fiend as a child, all science and history, though! My favorite books were Audubon Field Guides, especially the editions about snakes, birds, and fishes. I also carried around a copy of Jacques Cousteau’s The Shark: Splendid Savage of the Seas book for years. Still have it on my shelf now!”