A native Texan, Tria Wood is a writer and educator who helps children become creative writers through the Writers in the Schools program in Houston, Texas.


Wood earned her M.A. in English from Texas A&M University and her M.Ed. in Art Education from the University of Houston. She also served for several years as Visual Arts Editor for ArtsHouston magazine. Her poetry, fiction, art criticism and reviews appear in a variety of publications such as Bayou Magazine, The Mom Egg, Literary Mama, Sugar House Reviewand A+C.

In August 2012, she was the featured poet for the first annual Emerald Isle Writing Conference in Kodiak, Alaska.

Together with sculptor Tara Conley, she created a collaborative art installation, My Life as a Doll, which was exhibited at Diverseworks Artspace in Houston in 2011.