Robin Richardson

Author's Bio

Robin Richardson is the author of two books of poetry: Knife Throwing Through Self-Hypnosis (ECW Press, 2013), and Grunt of the Minotaur (Insomniac Press, 2011). She holds an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence in New York, and is the recipient of the Joan T. Baldwin Award, and John B. Santionni Award (granted by The Academy of American Poets). Her work has appeared in many Canadian and international journals in print and online.

Publications and Prizes

Grunt of the Minotaur
(Insomniac Press, 2011)
, Knife Throwing Through Self-Hypnosis
(ECW Press, 2013)
Best Canadian Poetry
(Tightrope Books, 2013)
Contemporary Verse 2, Fjords Review, Literary Review of Canada, Boiler Journal, Cortland Review, The Fiddleback, The Malahat Review, The Toronto Quarterly, Westchester Review, Tin House, Unsaid, Vallum, Witness
Prizes Won: 
​Joan T Baldwin Award - for writing and visual art, ​John B. Santoianni Award - Academy of American Poets for a single poem Longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize 2012 Shortlisted for the Arc Poem of the Year Prize 2013 Shortlisted for the ReLIt award 2012

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Mississauga, Canada
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Toronto, ON, Canada
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Last updated: Oct 22, 2013