Robin Richardson is also the author of Grunt of the Minotaur (Insomniac Press, 2011) and Sit How You Want (Signal Editions/Véhicule Press, 2019), which won the Trillium Book Award for Poetry. She holds an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence, where she received the Joan T. Baldwin scholarship and the John B. Santoianni Award (awarded by the Academy of American Poets). She has been published in many journals including Tin House, Arc, The Berkeley Poetry Review, The Malahat Review, and The Cortland Review. Her work has been shortlisted for the ReLit award and longlisted for the CBC Poetry Award. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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Word on the Street Toronto and Word Vancouver are this week, but if you don't live in those two cities, no problem. There's something literary going on almost everywhere!
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