Robin Coste Lewis
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Robin Coste Lewis writes poetry and essays. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, The Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review, Callaloo, GCN, The Pocket Myth Series (Orpheus & The Odyssey) and anthologized in Black Silk and The Encyclopedia Project, F-K (forthcoming). A Cave Canem Fellow, in 2004, she was a finalist for the National Rita Dove Prize. She graduated from Harvard Divinity School, where she received a Master of Theological Studies degree in Sanskrit and comparative religious literature. She was the Samuel Valentine Cole Professor of Creative Writing at Wheaton College and Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Hampshire College, and has lectured at UC Berkeley, CCNY, Hunter College and Oakland School of the Arts. She has been awarded residencies and fellowships by the Caldera Foundation, the Ragdale Foundation, the Headlands Center for the Arts, the Can Serrat International Art Centre in Barcelona, and the Summer Literary Seminars in Kenya.
Winning Entry: From: / To:, The Previous Sea, Beauty’s Nest
Contest Won: War Poetry Contest 2010, Finalist