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Richard L Robbins's Biography

Member Info

Mankato, MN
Married to poet Candace Black.
Nov 2008

Richard Robbins grew up in Southern California and Montana. He studied with Richard Hugo and Madeline DeFrees at the University of Montana, where he earned his MFA. He has published five  books of poems, most recently Radioactive City and Other Americas. He has received awards from The Loft, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the NEA, and the Poetry Society of America. He directs the creative writing program and Good Thunder Reading Series at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and is on the board of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

Upcoming Works

OTHER AMERICAS, Blueroad Press, 2009.

Recommended Links


University of Missouri Press, Eastern Washington University Press, The Backwaters Press, Blueroad Press