Sara M. Robinson, award-winning poet, founder of the Lonesome Mountain Pros(e) Writers’ Workshop, and former Instructor of a course on Contemporary American Poets at UVA-OLLI, is poetry columnist for Southern Writers Magazine and poetry editor for Virginia Literary Journal. In addition to publication in various anthologies, including We Grew Wings and Flew (2014) and Scratching Against the Fabric (2015), and journals: Loch Raven Review, The Virginia Literary Journal, vox poetica, Jimson Weed, and Poetica, she is poet and author of Love Always, Hobby and Jessie (2009), Two Little Girls in a Wading Pool (2012), A Cruise in Rare Waters (2013), and Stones for Words (2014). Her latest poetry book, Sometimes the Little Town, released in February 2016, was a finalist for the Poetry Society of Virginia’s 2017 Book Award.
WHAT WRITERHOUSE STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT SARA
“Very positive and obviously loves her work.”
“She did not over-teach. Gave prompts but allowed us to explore and create unfettered. Was available when needed.”
“She was very knowledgeable and inspiring. She was high energy, kind, attentive, and on schedule.”
“Yes, Sara gave us context and a bit of a framework. Friendly, supportive, knowledgeable.”
“She gave us many ideas for writing poems, etc. and let us gently alone to write, while checking on us with help as needed.”