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Sara Robinson

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in Charlottesville, VA, The United States



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Sara Robinson, founder of the Lonesome Mountain Pros(e) Writers Workshop, is poetry columnist for Southern Writers Magazine. Additionally she teaches a course on Contemporary American Poetry for the UVA/OLLI program. Her previous publications include her memoir about her parents(Love Always, Hobby and Jessie); three poetry books: Two Little Girls in a Wading Pool; A Cruise in Rare Waters; and Stones for Words(2014). She is currently working on her next book of poetry based on her father's published photo journals depicting the lives of people in her hometown of Elkton, VA.

Her poetry has appeared in various publications(including Poetica Magazine) and anthologies(including We Grew Wings and Flew, The Blue Ridge Anthology, and Scratch Agains

Stand By! I have a poetry book in the works with pre-release copies likely available in Nov/Dec 2011. Publication for general market likely Jan 2012
I hope to submit some examples in Goodreads and other venues in the meantime.
My poetry style is free verse/prose and will include topics on war, hometown, coming of age, and love.

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Love Always, Hobby and Jessie
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Two Little Girls in a Wading Pool (Poetry)
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Description: Recently published collection of poetry. Released in Jan 2012

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"Here is the poem Boardwalk, from the first chapter.

It is a dry summer in the 1950's
An unusual event-with the town
grateful for once that wagons and
cars are not stuck in the mud

Albert and Ernest are outside
with their guitars picking out a
few test ri..." Read more of this chapter »
" Black Pelican
On a roughed up sea
The hunt begins
Food in the form
Of liberated infants
Is just below the surface
And all the fowl
With their watering mouths
" Senjaray, Afghanistan

The book, found, dusty and torn
still had its pages intact.
Leftover from the old library,
it would start the new one.
Pages as seeds
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The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
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This book is magnificent. A must read for anyone who has even the least amount of curiosity about cancer and how treatments for it evolved. The writing is crisp, with enough science to keep it from being trivial and with the prose to keep it moving a ...more
Salmon Fishing In The Yemen by Paul Torday
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Salmon Fishing In The Yemen by Paul Torday
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No pretensions: just poetry. Stop by, recommend books, offer up poems (excerpted), tempt us, taunt us, tell us what to read and where to go (to read it ...more
25x33 Q&A with Sara Robinson, author of Love Always, Hobby and Jessie — 1 member — last activity Jan 14, 2010 07:36AM
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