He has also edited a number of works, including Word Play Place: Essays on the Poetry of John Matthias, The &National Organization for Women Awards: The Best Innovative Writing, and Letters of Blood: English Writings of Göran Printz-Påhlson. Son of Canadian ceramic artist, Robert Archambeau, Robert Archambeau was born in Providence, Rhode Island and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He teaches English as a Professor at Lake Forest College near Chicago.
His recent work explores the social context of the history of poetics: he has been called "our smartest poetic sociologist" in the scholarly journal Contemporary Literature.
Anselm Hollo was elected to the honorary position
Slate magazine listed his book The Poet Resigns as one of the most underrated books of 2013.