JUDITH R. ROBINSON is an editor, teacher, fiction writer and poet. A 1980 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, she is listed in the Directory of American Poets and Writers. She has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and anthologies. Books: editor: Living Inland, 1989, Bennington Press; author: The Beautiful Wife and Other Stories, 1996, Aegina Press; principal editor: Only the Sea Keeps: Poetry of the Tsunami, 2005, Rupa and Co. Publishing; author/editor of Along These Rivers, 2008, Quantum Publishing; author: Dinner Date, 2010, Finishing Line Press; editor: Three Volumes: poetry of Margaret Menamin, 2010-11-12, Main Street Rag Publishing; author, The Blue Heart, 2012 Finishing Line Press; author, Orange Fire, Main Street Rag Publishing, 2013; editor: Signatures, 2001, -3, -6, -10, CMU-Ring Road Press; author, co-editor, The Brentwood Anthology, Lummox Press, 2014; She has taught and conducted workshops for the Pittsburgh Public Schools, Winchester- Thurston School, Allegheny Community College. She currently teaches poetry for Osher at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.


Books

Innocent People, 2016, Amazon Ebook; author

When I Loved You, 2015, Finishing Line Press; author

The Blue Heart, 2013, Finishing Line Press; author

Orange Fire, 2012, Main Street Rag Publishing; author

Wayfarer, The Snow Falls Up, The Iceberg Sings: 3 volume series of the poetry of Margaret Menamin, 2010,2011, 2012 Main Street Rag, editor

Signatures, Vols. 1, 2, 3 and 4; 2001, 03, 06, 10, Osher at Carnegie Mellon University and Ring Road Press; poetry editor

Dinner Date, 2009, Finishing Line Press; author

The Brentwood Anthology, 2014 Lummox Press;co-editor w/Michael Wurster

Along These Rivers: poetry and photography from Pittsburgh, Quadrant Publishing, 2008; with Michael Wurster, co-editor

Only the Sea Keeps: Poetry of the Tsunami, 2005, Rupa Publishers, Inc. and 2005, Bayeux Arts; lead editor w/J. Bauer and S. Roy, assoc. eds.

The Beautiful Wife and Other Stories, 1996, Aegina Press; author

Living Inland, 1989, Bennington Press; editor


STORY


Freedom, TWJ Magazine, May 2016

Boston,  Fictional Cafe, 2016

Final Acts of Grace, TWJ Magazine, 11/2015
 


Poetry

most recent selected publications include:

Eye Contact, Spring, 2016

California Quarterly, Spring, 2016

Helen Literary Journal: podcast, July 1, 2016

Poet of the Week, January 18-24, 2016; June 1­7, 2015; May 14­-21, 2012. www.poetrysuperhighway.com

Philadelphia Poets, 2016

Pittsburgh Poetry Review, 2015

Pittsburgh Post­Gazette, 3/12/16; 5/16/15; 4/3/14; 4/6/13; 11/13/10; 4/11/09;
3/29/03; 5/13/98; 1/13/96; 3/25/95;

California Quarterly, Spring, 2015; 2013, Vol.32, 2006; Vol.31, 2005;

Rockhurst Review, 2015, 2010;

Blue Unicorn, 6/2015,6/2013; 7/2011; 10/2008; 4/2007; 6/2006;

Lilipoh, Summer, 2014

Third Wednesday, Spring, 2014

Rune, 2014; 2013, 2012, 2011, 10, 09

Lummox, 2014,2 013;

Uppagus, vol. 5, 2014, vol. 2, 2013

House of Israel, Balboa Park, CA “Fused”exhibition, 6/2014

Wednesday Haiku,lilliputreview.blogspot.com 7/17/13; /11/2/11

TWP, thewritersplace.com, poetry award, 2012-13

Comstock Review, 2013;

California Quarterly, vol. , 2013, Vol.32, 2006; Vol.31, 2005;

PoetrySuperHighway.com, Yom Hashoah Issue, 4/2014, 4/2013;

We Were There, afterword to 4th edition, Osher-CMU, 2102-13

Voices Israel, 2014,13,12, 11, 10, 09,08; Reuben Rose Award, 2012;

Poet of the Week, May 14-21, 2012. www.poetrysuperhighway.com

Judd’s Hill Poetry Collection www.judddshill.com, 2012

Poetica, 2012, 2010,2009,07,06,05,04,03; Poetica Chapbook Award, 2011

5AM, 2012, 2011, 2006, 2003;

The Poetry Ark, 2011, anthology Five Poetry Journal, Nov. 2011 Rockhurst Review, 2010;
Eye Contact, 2011, 10;

Main Street Rag, fall, 2010, 2008; ; the Minnow, 2009; Brevities, June, 2008, December, 2007;

Along These Rivers, 2008

For New Orleans and Other Poems, anthology, October, 2007

Jane’s Stories, Drabble Competition, 1st Place, Autumn, 2007

Tapestries, anthology, 2007

www.writersalliance.net, November, 2006;

poetsforhumanity.org, January, 2005

TPQ Online, Fall, 2005; April, 2004

Pulp, 2004;

City Paper, 2004
*earlier publications in poetry and fiction on request


Literary Awards

2015: Reuben Rose International Poetry Award/Voices Israel

2014: Reuben Rose Internationsl Poetry award/Voices Israel

2014: Poetry Super Highway Competition Top Ten

2012-13: The Writer’s Place(TWP)National Poetry Competition Award 

2011: Poetica Chapbook Competiton, runner-up

2011: Rueben Rose International Poetry Award

2010: The Poetry Ark Award

2006: Jane’s Stories Drabble Competition 1st place

2005: Benjamin Franklin Award, first runner-up for Only the Sea Keeps

2005: Skipping Stones Multicultural Award for Only the Sea Keeps


Essay

I Believe in Pittsburgh, thisibelieve.org/essay/115256, 2012