Trista Mateer is a writer and visual artist who began putting words on paper at twelve and never found a good enough reason to stop. Now the author of multiple bestselling poetry collections, Mateer is based in Maryland and writing full-time.
Mateer first gained traction in the literary scene with her self-titled poetry blog, started in 2013. And in 2015 she won the Goodreads Choice Award for poetry with her self-published edition of The Dogs I Have Kissed.
After transitioning to sharing work on Instagram, her social media success lead to the release of two collections with Central Avenue Publishing. Honeybee was released in 2018 with Aphrodite Made Me Do It following in 2019. Both books hit shelves with glowing reviews from readers, as well as with AMMDI being voted one of the best poetry books of 2019 by readers on Goodreads.
Her young adult poetry debut, When the Stars Wrote Back, recently released from Random House on June 2nd 2020.
Trista Mateer is currently unagented and seeking representation.
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