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Sara Robinson

Author's Bio

I write the column, Poetry Matters, for Southern Writers Magazine, have given readings and workshops on poetry, and founded the Lonesome Mountain Pro(s)e Writers Workshop. I teach a course on Contemporary American Poets for the UVA/OLLI program. My poems have appeared in Piedmont Virginia Magazine, Loch Raven Review, Poetica, the Virginia Literary Journal, Scratching Against the Fabric Anthology, the Blue Ridge Anthology, the 25th Anniversary Edition the Blue Ridge Parkway Celebration Book, and in the Charlottesville CAT buses.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Sometimes the Little Town (Cedar Creek Publishing, 2016), Stones for Words (Cedar Creek Publishing, 2014), Two Little Girls in a Wading Pool (Cedar Creek Publishing, 2012)
Prizes:
My poem, Small Hotel by a Sea, won 2nd prize in the 2013 Brodie Herndon Memorial(Poetry Society of Va). My poem, Senjaray, Afghanistan won 3rd prize in the Virginia Writers Club 2011 Spring Shorts.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
This Time New & Selected Poems by Gerald Stern, The Virtues of Poetry by James Longenbach
Favorite Books:
The Prince of Tides(Pat Conroy) The Kitchen Help(Kathleen Grissom)Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe(Fannie Flagg) Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Favorite Authors:
Ann Padgett; Pat Conroy; Donna Tartt; Joyce Carol Oates; Barbara Kingsolver; Elizabeth Strout; Ann Tyler; C.D. Wright; Sharon Olds.

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Listing last updated: July 8, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Charlottesville, VA
Raised in:
Elkton, VA

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