Richard Robbins

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Mankato, MN 56001-2505
Phone: 
(507) 389-1354
Website: 
www.english2.mnsu.edu/robbins/

Author's Bio

Richard Robbins grew up in Southern California and Montana. He studied with Richard Hugo and Madeline DeFrees at the University of Montana, where he earned his MFA. He has published five books of poems, most recently Radioactive City and Other Americas. He directs the creative writing program and Good Thunder Reading Series at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Publications and Prizes

Book

Famous Persons We Have Known
(Eastern Washington University Press,
2000)
The Invisible Wedding
(University of Missouri Press,
1984)
The Untested Hand
(Backwaters Press,
2008)
Radioactive City
(Bellday Books,
2009)
Other Americas
(Blueroad Press,
2010)

Journal

North American Review
2014)
The Nation
2014)
Poetry Northwest
2014)
Field
2014)
Prizes: 
Awards from The Loft, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Society of America.

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA

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Listing last updated: January 5, 2011.