Megan Burns

Megan Burns is the publisher at Trembling Pillow Press ( She also hosts the Blood Jet Poetry Reading Series in New Orleans and is the co-founder of the New Orleans Poetry Festival ( She has been most recently published in Jacket Magazine, Callaloo, New Laurel Review, Dream Pop, and Diagram. Her poetry and prose reviews have been published in Tarpaulin Sky, Gently Read Lit, Big Bridge, and Rain Taxi. She has four books, Memorial + Sight Lines (2008), Sound and Basin (2013), Commitment (2015), and Basic Programming (2018), published by Lavender Ink. She has two recent chapbooks: Dollbaby (Horseless Press, 2013) and i always wanted to start over (Nous-Zot Press, 2014). Horse Less Press released her Twin Peaks chap, Sleepwalk With Me, in 2016. 



Video from Dollbaby.

Megan reading from Memorial + Sight Lines

Megan reading from irrational knowledge (Fell Swoop Press, 2012) at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Sound and Basin reviewed at NOLA Diaspora

Discussing Sound & Basin on The Reading Life at WWNO radio

Deborah Poe discusses Sound and Basin on Lemon Hound

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