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Michael Robbins

Associate Professor, English

Dickson Hall 458
BA, University of Colorado
MFA, University of Oregon
MA, University of Chicago
PhD, University of Chicago
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Michael Robbins received his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 2011. He is the author of the bestselling poetry collections ALIEN VS. PREDATOR and THE SECOND SEX, both published by Penguin. Professor Robbins’s third book of poems, WALKMAN, will be published by Penguin Random House in 2021; the title poem was chosen for THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2018. His poems have appeared in several prestigious journals, including THE NEW YORKER, THE PARIS REVIEW, and POETRY. His critical essays and reviews have appeared in HARPER'S, LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS, BOOKFORUM, and several other publications. Professor Robbins's collection of essays, EQUIPMENT FOR LIVING: ON POETRY AND POP MUSIC, was published by Simon & Schuster in July 2017. He is also the editor of a collection of Margaret Cavendish’s poems published by New York Review Books. He teaches creative writing and English at Montclair State University and lives in Brooklyn with the best cat in the world.

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