Trina Gaynon

Portland, OR

Author's Bio

Trina Gaynon's poems appear in: The Great Gatsby Anthology, The San Diego Poetry Annual, Saint Peter’s B-list: Contemporary Poems Inspired by the Saints, Obsession: Sestinas for the 21st Century, A Ritual to Read Together: Poems in Conversation with William Stafford, Phoenix Rising from the Ashes: Anthology of Sonnets of the Early Third Millennium, Bombshells: War Stories and Poems by Women on the Homefront, Knocking at the Door: Poems about Approaching the Other, and several WriteGirl anthologies, as well as numerous journals including Natural Bridge, Reed and the final issue of Runes. Her chapbook An Alphabet of Romance is available from Finishing Line Press.

Publications and Prizes

Bombshells: War Stories and Poems by Women on the Homefront
(OmniArts Press, 2007)
, Obsession: Sestinas in the Twenty-first Century
(University Press of New England, 2017)
, Of Sun and Sand
(Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2017)
, Poetic Medicine
(Tarcher, 2017)
, San Diego Poetry Annual
(Rainbow Books, 2015)
, St. Peter's B List
(Ave Maria Press, 2014)
, Storm Cycle
(Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2014)
, The Great Gatsby Anthology
(Silver Birch Press, 2015)
26, 300 Days of Sun, 88: A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry, All Things Girl, Antiphon Poetry Magazine, Asia Literary Review, Assisi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters, Big Muddy, Birmingham Arts Journal, Black Fox Literary Magazine, BorderSenses, Boston Literary Magazine, Buddhist Poetry Review, Cairn, Chaffin Journal, Cicada, Cider Press Review, City Works, Cloudbank, Conclave: A Journal of Character, Convolvulus, Coracle, Crate, Descant, Earth's Daughters, Edison Literary Review, Emerge Literary Journal, Epicenter, Exit 13, Fourteen Hills, Friends of Acadia Journal, Generations, Gingerbread House, Greater Golden Hill Poetry Express, Halfway Down the Stairs, Horizontes, I-70 Review, Into the Teeth of the Wind, Lehigh Valley Literary Review, Luna Negra, Main Street Rag, Melusine: Woman in the 21st Century, Midwest Literary Magazine, Milk Money, Monongahela Review, Natural Bridge, Not One of Us, Off the Coast, Open Road Review, Ouroboros Review, Palimpsest, Perspectives, Poetalk, Poetry East, Poetry South, Raven Chronicles, Red Earth Review, Red Rock Review, Redheaded Stepchild, Reed Magazine, right hand pointing, Rio Grande Review, River Oak Review, Runes: A Review of Poetry, Saranac Review, Sierra Nevada College Review, Sin Fronteras, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, Sojourn, Southeast Review, Southern Women’s Review, , Steam Ticket, Studio, Talking Writing, The Cafe Review, The Cresset, The Evening Street Review, The Listening Eye, The Same, The Stillwater Review, The Whirlwind Review, Vallum, Verse Wisconsin, Westview, Windhover, Yemassee
The Alphabet of Romance
(Finishing Line Press, 2013)

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Air Force
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Last updated: May 29, 2017