Edwina Trentham is author of Stumbling into the Light her first book of poetry published by Antrim House in Fall 2004. She has published her work in a number of magazines, including The American Scholar, The American Voice, The Connecticut Review (forthcoming), Kalliope, The Massachusetts Review, The New Virginia Review, Prairie Schooner, The Sun, and Yankee. She also has work in three anthologies: 1997 Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry; At Our Core: Women Writing About Power; and Atomic Ghost: Poets Respond to the Nuclear Age, She won honorable mention in the 2004 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival National Competition and has given many readings throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York. She was a featured reader at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival in June 2005. In 1987, she began teaching fulltime at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut, where she is currently a Professor of English and the editor of Freshwater, a poetry magazine she founded in 2000. She and her husband Greg Coleman, a labyrinth designer, poet, and Tai Chi instructor, live in Moodus. For information on her book visit http://www.antrimhousebooks.com/trentham.html.
4/4/07 Edwina Trentham