Richard Robbins

Richard Robbins has published five books of poems, including Other Americas (Blueroad Press, 2010) and Radioactive City (Bellday Books, 2009). The director of the creative writing program and the Good Thunder Reading Series at Minnesota State University–Mankato, Robbins has received awards from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the NEA, and the Poetry Society of America. He grew up in southern California and Montana, and he earned his MFA in creative writing at the University of Montana, where he studied with Richard Hugo and Madeline DeFrees.