About

Emma Trelles

Emma Trelles

Emma Trelles is the author of the chapbook Little Spells (GOSS183, 2008) and Tropicalia (University of Notre Dame Press, 2011) — winner of the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize and a finalist for ForeWord Reviews’ Poetry Book of the Year. She has read her poems at many venues, including The Poet and the Poem series at the Library of Congress, Busboys & Poets in Washington D.C., the O, Miami Poetry Festival, the Miami Book Fair International, the Mission Poetry Series in Santa Barbara, California, and the Palabra Pura series at the Guild Literary Complex in Chicago. Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, PoetsArtistsTerrain.org, Best of the NetThe Rumpus, the Sun Sentinel, the Miami Herald, and others. She is an arts writer and editor, and she teaches creative writing, most recently at the Sanibel Island Writers Conference and at the Miami program of PINTURA/PALABRA, a project in ekphrasis. In 2013, she was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship in poetry from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.