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journalist , writer

Robyn Selman is an American writer and journalist.


Daughter of Robert (a garment manufacturer) and Ruth (a homemaker; maiden name, Schwartz) Selman, Mrs. Selman was born in New York, United States, on October 16, 1959.


Robyn Selman received her Bachelor of Arts from George Washington University in 1980. In 1983 she finished her studies at Sarah Lawrence College with Master of Fine Arts degree.


Mrs. Selman has served as a copy and text writer for a photographic publishing company in New York City since 1986. Her work is represented in anthologies, including The Best American Poetry, and Pushcart Prize. Moreover, she was a contributor to periodicals, including Kenyon Review, Nation, and Newsday.


  • Robyn Selman gained her prominence for individual poems, essays, and reviews.


Robyn Selman married Karin Shannon Cook, a vice president and associate creative director of copy at Harrison & Star, an advertising agency specializing in pharmaceutical products, in Manhattan, in July, 2011.

Robert Selman - American

Ruth Schwartz Selman - American

Karin Shannon Cook - American