Edwina Trentham

Moodus, CT 06469
(860) 873-1472

Author's Bio

Edwina Trentham is a Professor of English at Asnuntuck Community College, where she is also the Editor of Freshwater, a national poetry journal, which celebrated its Tenth Anniversary in May 2009. She has published poetry in a variety of periodicals, including Prairie Schooner, The Massachusetts Review, The Connecticut Review, and The American Scholar. Her first collection of poetry, Stumbling into the Light, was published by Antrim House in 2004. She was a featured reader in The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival in 2005. She lives in Moodus, with her husband Greg Coleman, a poet, labyrinth designer, and Tai Chi Instructor.

Publications and Prizes

Stumbling into the Light
(Antrim House, 2004)
Atomic Ghost
(Coffee House Press, 1995)
American Scholar, American Voice, Dickinson Review, Embers, Harvard Magazine, Massachusetts Review, New Virginia Review, Pivot, Prairie Schooner, The Sun, Yankee Magazine
Prizes Won: 
Honorable Mention Sunken Garden Poetry Festival National Poetry Contest 2004 The Yeats Society Poetry Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert
Blood Dazzler by Patricia Smith

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English American
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Adults, Any
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Born in: 
Hamilton, Bermuda
Raised in: 
Somerset, Bermuda
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Last updated: Sep 07, 2017