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Michael Robins
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Michael Robins

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Previously 2011-2012 Visiting Assistant Professor in Poetry

Michael Robins is the author of In Memory of Brilliance & Value (Saturnalia Books, 2015), Ladies & Gentlemen (Saturnalia Books, 2011), The Next Settlement, which received the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry (UNT Press, 2007), and the chapbooks Little Felons (Strange Machine Books, 2013) and Circus (Flying Guillotine Press, 2009).

His recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Forklift, OhioH_NGM_NThe Iowa Review, The Laurel ReviewManor House Quarterly, Mantis, Mid-American ReviewNewfound, Pinwheel, RHINO, Sakura ReviewSimilar:Peaks::, So and So Magazine, Timber, and elsewhere. His essays and book reviews have appeared in journals such as MAKE, Pilot LightPoets for Living WatersRedactions, and in the anthology The Field Guide to Prose Poetry (Rose Metal Press, 2010).

Born in Portland, Oregon, Robins holds degrees from the University of Oregon and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. In 2007, he received a Finalist Award from the Illinois Arts Council, and in 2011, a Presidential Grant from Columbia College Chicago. He lives in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Office Location: English Department, suite 527, 5th floor, 33 E. Congress

Office Phone: 312-369-8125

FAX: 312-369-8001

Email: mrobins@colum.edu

Mailing Address:
Michael Robins
Department of English
Columbia College of Chicago
600 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605