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Pushcart Prize nomination!


Karen Kelsay Davies, editor of Victorian Violet Press, has nominated my poem, "Pranayama Lesson" for a Pushcart Prize. Thanks Karen!

Robbi's Latest Blogs

May.17.2013 - 6:43 am
My son is grown up now, but when he was young, he was a challenge. Of course, nearly every child is somewhat of a challenge. This is a hard job, as everyone knows. But my son took...
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Jul.26.2012 - 7:00 am
   I was fortunate to have a real mentor at quite an early age who helped to transform me from a would-be poet to a real one. I had been in a few other workshops and had...
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Apr.11.2012 - 1:43 pm
   My best experience at a writer's retreat was not, strictly speaking, mine. My husband, a poet, won two stints at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, in...
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Feb.16.2012 - 7:18 am
   Writers are both born and made, and with no exceptions, they are made first as readers before they are writers. For my part, I can say that long before I could read,...
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Comments from Robbi

Mar.28.2012 - 3:16 pm
In response to: Most innovative book promotion you’ve done or seen
  With the long-awaited release of my chapbook, Balance, I entered the world of book promotion, object of many...
Oct.05.2011 - 2:48 pm
In response to: You Are The Poet Laureate!
Recently, a non-writer friend asked me why I kept seeking a publisher for my books of poetry if this is so often a...

Published Reviews

Published by Velveteen Rabbi
Dave Bonta at Via Negativa is reviewing a ton of poetry this month. One of the books he reviewed early in April sounded right up my alley, and I liked the excerpt he posted, so I...