photo by Yvonne Feece Photography

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. She has been selected as a juried poet for the Houston Poetry Fest in 2014 and 2016, as well as being featured in several Houston area readings.

Her poetry has been featured on banners in downtown Houston since 2015.

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.