Michael Robbins is the author of Alien vs. Predator (Penguin, 2012) and The Second Sex (Penguin, 2014). His poems have appeared in the New Yorker, Poetry, Harper's, Boston Review, and elsewhere; his critical work in Harper's, London Review of Books, The New York Observer, the Chicago Tribune, Spin, and several other publications. He is currently at work on a critical book, Equipment for Living (forthcoming from Simon & Schuster). He earned his PhD in English from the University of Chicago and teaches creative writing at Montclair State University.
Poems By MICHAEL ROBBINS
Articles By MICHAEL ROBBINS
- "More Thinking and Less Streaming"
New books by Bidart, Stone, Gibbons and Boruch reviewed by Michael Robbins.
- Are You Smeared with the Juice of Cherries?
Uneven pleasures in the work of Robert Hass.
- Equipment for Living
Poetry's complex consolations.
- Live All You Can
On Susan Wheeler, Jack Gilbert, and J.D. McClatchy.
- Mimic Motion
Michael Robbins on Algernon Charles Swinburne.
Why cats are better than people.
- Reputation Is a Funny Thing
The Complete Poems of James Dickey, ed. by Ward Briggs
Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology, edited by Paul Hoover.
- The Child That Sucketh Long
Reconsidering Dylan Thomas.
- Three Books
Clavics by Geoffrey Hill, Moving Day by Ish Klein, and Come and See by Fanny Howe
Audio & PodcastsThe Poetry Magazine Podcast
May 2014: "Sostahnence"
The editors discuss a poem by Bob Hicok and talk with Michael Robbins about James Dickey; plus, readings from Cynthia Cruz and Rodrigo Toscano.