Robin Richardson

Poet

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 & Prizes

Anthology:
Best Canadian Poetry (Tightrope Books, 2013)
Books:
Knife Throwing Through Self-Hypnosis (ECW Press, 2013)
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Grunt of the Minotaur (Insomniac Press, 2011)
Journals: ,
Contemporary Verse 2
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Literary Review of Canada
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The Fiddleback
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The Toronto Quarterly
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The Westchester Review
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Tin House
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Unsaid
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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

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Mississauga
Canada
Raised in: 
Toronto, ON
Canada
Ontario
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Last update: Oct 22, 2013