Judith R. Robinson

Poet, Fiction Writer

N/A
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 
(412) 681-3018

Author's Bio

I am grateful for literature, and love the idea that not all the world's great literature has yet been written.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Book:
The Beautiful Wife and Other Stories (Aegina Press, 1996)
Journals:
5 A.M.
,
Byline
,
California Quarterly
,
Midstream
,
Pittsburgh Quarterly
,
Poet's Pen Quarterly
,

Poetry

Anthologies:
Voices Israel 2011 (The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English, 2011)
,
Voices (Voices Israel, 2008)
,
For New Orleans and other poems (Bayeux Arts, 2007)
,
Only The Sea Keeps (Bayeux Arts, 2005)
,
Poems for All (24th Street Irregular Press, 2002)
,
Crossing Limits (Crossing Limits Press, 1996)
Books:
Carousel (Lummox Press, 2017)
, ,
The Snow falls Up, Poetry of Margaret Menamin, vol. 2, editor (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2011)
,
Wayfarer: Poetry of Margaret Menamin, editor (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2010)
,
Only the Sea Keeps (Bayeux Arts, 2005)
Chapbooks:
The Blue Heart (Finishing Line Press, 2013)
,
Dinner Date (Finishing Line Press, 2009)
Journals:
Blue Unicorn
,
Prizes won: 

Ms. Robinson’s literary Awards include:

2018: Pushcart Prize nomination by Blue Unicorn for "Feed Lots"

2017: Reuben Rose International poetry Award/Voices Israel

2016: Reuben Rose International Poetry Award/Voices Israel

2015: Dec. Exemplars: Best Chapbook,”When I Loved You” Grace Cavalieri*

2015: Reuben Rose International Poetry Award/Voices Israel

2014: Reuben Rose Internationsl Poetry award/Voices Israel

2014: Poetry Super Highway Competition Top Ten

2014: Nov. Exemplars, Best Anthology: “Brentwood” Grace Cavalieri*

2012-13: The Writer’s Place(TWP)National Poetry Competition Award

2011: Poetica Chapbook Competiton, runner-up

2011: Rueben Rose International Poetry Award/Voices israel

2010: The Poetry Ark Award

2006: Jane’s Stories Drabble Competition 1st place

2005: Benjamin Franklin Award, first runner-up for Only the Sea Keeps

2005: Skipping Stones Multicultural Award for Only the Sea Keeps

 

 

 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Louisa M. Alcott, Charlotte Bronte, J.D. Salinger, Harper Lee, Ken Kesey, I.B. Singer, Joseph Heller, Philip Roth, Anne Tyler
What I'm reading now: 
The Love Of A Good Woman by Alice Munro, Ward 6 and Other Stories by Anton Chekov, Stories and Prose Poems by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Seniors
Born in: 
Pittsburgh
Raised in: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Oct 08, 2019