Robert Milby


Florida, NY 10921
(845) 651-2435

Author's Bio

I have been writing poetry since 1987, and reading work throughout the Hudson Valley, NYC, NJ, PA, and New England since early 1995. Hosted 27 poetry readings series since 1995 and currently host 5 Hudson Valley readings. Co-Founder and Instructor for the Northeast Poetry Center's College of Poetry, 7 West Street, Warwick, NY.
Was Co-Editor of NPC's poetry annual, The Wawayanda Review, with poet Steve Hirsch. Each Autumn, since 2003, I read as half of performance duo Theremin Ghosts! w/Hudson Valley Thereminist and Performance Artist, Carl Welden.
Latest chapbook: Dickens Pet Raven(Fierce Grace Press, Wilmington, DE 2014)
Ghost Prints: Tales of Terror and Poetry/collaboration with Jason Gehlert & Tammy Gehlert ( Black Bed Sheet Books, Antelope,CA, 2010).
Latest book:
Victorian House: Ghosts and Gothic Poems: Lion Autumn Music Publishing, Manhattan, NYC, September, 2015.
I was elected Poet Laureate, Orange County, NY for the term of April, 2017 to April, 2019.

Publications & Prizes

Voices From Here (Paulinskill Poetry Project, 2009)
WaterWrites (Codhill Press, 2009)
Hudson Valley Poets Fest: 2007 (Century House Historical Society, 2007)
Riverine (Codhill Press, 2007)
Calling All Poets: CAPs Voices (Howland Cultural Center, 2003)
Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik Press, 1999)
Ophelia's Offspring (Foothills Publishing, 2007)
Home Planet News
Hudson Valley Literary Magazine
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Sensations Magazine
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Orange County, NY  Poet Laureate:   April, 2017 to April, 2019

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Last update: Aug 15, 2018