Emerging Writers Festival Craft Talk: Robin Coste Lewis

April 08 '2016 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Writers House Reading Room

Robin Coste Lewis is the author of Voyage of the Sable Venus (Knopf, 2015), the 2015
National Book Award Winner for Poetry. She is a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at the University of Southern California. Lewis is also a Cave Canem fellow and a fellow of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities. She received her BA from Hampshire College, her MFA in poetry from NYU, and an MTS in Sanskrit and comparative religious literature from the Divinity School at Harvard University. A finalist for the Rita Dove Poetry Award, she has published her work in various journals and anthologies, including The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review, among others.