Trio House Press

Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Our Mission Promoting poetry as literary art enhancing culture and the human experience. Our Vision to publish three collections of poems annually by emerging and established poets in order to increase the availability of new and diverse poetry. To provide educational materials to promote understanding of poetry and its personal and cultural relevance for students and the general public. To encourage the artistic process of writing poetry. Our Press Trio House Press is an independent literary press publishing three or more collections of poems annually. We offer two annual poetry awards, the Trio Award for First or Second Book for emerging poets, and the Louise Bogan Award for Artistic Merit and Excellence for a book of poems contributing in an innovative and distinct way to American poetry. Trio House Press adheres to and supports all ethical standards and guidelines outlined by the CLMP.

Social Media Platforms Used
twitter - @triohousepress & facebook -
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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Tayve Neese
Contact Title
Executive Editor, Co-Founder
Submissions Policy
Guidelines for Trio House Submissions - The Trio Award for First or Second Book is only open to poets with less than two books published. - The Louise Bogan Award for Artistic Merit and Excellence is open to ALL poets, regardless of publication history. - Manuscripts must be 48-70 pages of poetry (excluding title page, table of contents, and all front matter), written in English by a poet residing within the U.S. - Translations are not eligible for publication. - Manuscripts must be sent in a single word doc. or docx. file. with no identifying information. - Include and upload your cover letter with your bio and contact information in the cover letter option area. - Include an acknowledgments page of individual poems published within the manuscript. - The manuscript as a whole must not be previously published. - Your name or other identifying materials must not appear anywhere else upon your manuscript. - Reading fees are required during each submissions period ($25 for awards; $20 for open reading). - Multiple award submissions are accepted as long as a $25 fee accompanies each award submission. - Simultaneous submissions are accepted as long as we are notified immediately if your manuscript is chosen elsewhere. - Relatives and current or former students of judges are not eligible for awards or publication during our contest submissions period. - Do not include any identifying material, including your name, bio, or contact information on your manuscript. Please include this in your cover letter and upload your cover letter separately. - Open reading period submissions must include a detailed two page cover letter outlining your bio, publishing history, and marketing plan along with your manuscript. - You may insert this cover letter at the beginning of your file in front of your manuscript for the open reading period only. - No edits can be made to manuscripts after you submit your manuscript. However, if chosen for award or publication, edits can be made prior to final proofs. - In the unlikely event that, due to unexpected illness or life events, that a judge is unable to select an award winner, a member of the Trio House Press Editorial staff will select the award winner. - Your submission acknowledges that you understand and agree to all guidelines. - Poets will not be personally notified of contest results. - Please check our website and Facebook pages for results sometime during the summer months. Additional info can be found here:
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Year Founded
Incorporated officially in 2011, first book came out in 2012
Number Of Books Published Per Year
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