S214. Trio House Press Poetry Reading

Cody D. Todd Memorial Stage, Sponsored by USC, Exhibit Hall, Tampa Convention Center, Third Floor
Saturday, March 10, 2018
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm


Trio House Press introduces the poets of the press' newly released books, and the judges who chose the 2018 award winners, who will also read from their own work. Campbell McGrath will introduce Darren C. Demaree, winner of the 2018 Louise Bogan Award for Two Towns Over. Jennifer Barber will introduce Pamela Johnson Parker, winner of the 2018 Trio Award for Cleave. In addition, Iris Dunkle will read from her newly released collection by Trio House Press, Interrupted Geographies.


Iris Jamahl Dunkle is the poet laureate of Sonoma County, California. Her third collection, Interrupted Geographies, was published by Trio House Press in 2017. Her previous collections are Gold Passage, and There's a Ghost in this Machine of Air.

Campbell McGrath is the author of ten books of poetry, for which he has received numerous awards, including MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships. For over twenty years he has taught in the MFA program at Florida International University in Miami.

Jennifer Barber's poetry collections are Works on Paper, Given Away, and Rigging the Wind. She is the founding and current editor of Salamander: a magazine for poetry, fiction, and memoirs, now in its 25th year. She has taught literature and creative writing at Suffolk University for thirteen years.

Darren C. Demaree is the author of six poetry collections, most recently Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly. His seventh collection Two Towns Over was recently selected the winner of the Louise Bogan Award from Trio House Press, and is due out March 2018.


March 7–10, 2018
Tampa, FL

Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside