Reading: Roxana Robinson
Literature Evenings—Spring 2021
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Roxana Robinson is the author of ten books: six novels, three collections of short stories, and a biography of Georgia O’Keeffe. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s, Best American Short Stories, Tin House and elsewhere. Her novel, Cost, won the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Fiction Award for 2008. Her novel, Sparta, won the Maine Fiction Award, the James Webb Award from the USMCHF, was named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by the BBC, and was short-listed for the Dublin IMPAC Award.
Robinson has received fellowships from the NEA, the MacDowell Colony and the Guggenheim Foundation, and she was named a Literary Lion by the New York Public Library. She studied writing at Bennington with novelist Bernard Malamud and graduated from the University of Michigan.
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