big congrats to my nola girl! yay carolyn hembree!

2015 Trio Award Winner Selected 

Trio House Press is pleased to announce that Neil Shepard has selected Rigging a Chevy into a Time Machine and Other Ways to Escape a Plague as the winner of the 2015 Trio Award. The annual award is for a first or second book of poetry by an emerging poet writing in English and currently living in the United States. The book is forthcoming in the spring of 2016.

Carolyn Hembree’s debut poetry collection, Skinny,was published by Kore Press in 2012. Her chapbook, Fever Dreams in Tongues without Skulls, came out from Nous-zōt Press (2015). She is the recipient of the 2015 Marsh Hawk Press Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award, selected by Stephanie Strickland.  Her work has appeared in Colorado Review, The Journal,Poetry Daily, The Southern Poetry Anthology, Verse Daily, and other publications. Carolyn comes from Tennessee. She is an assistant professor at the University of New Orleans and serves as poetry editor of Bayou.