Elizabeth Robinson is the author of over a dozen books of poetry, including Three Novels (2011), Counterpart (2012) and On Ghosts (2013). She attended Bard College, Brown University, and the Pacific School of Religion.  A previous winner of the National Poetry Series and a three-time winner of the Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Poetry (1994, 1995, and 2006), she is also the recipient of grants from the Fund for Poetry and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

Robinson co-edits Instance Press and the Etherdome Chapbook series. She has taught at Naropa University; the University of Colorado, Boulder; the University of San Francisco; and the Iowa Writers' Workshop.