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art historian , writer

Roxana Barry Robinson, American writer, art historian. Named a Literature Lion, New York Public Library., 1991; Creative Writing fellowship, National Endowment Arts, 1987, fellowship, MacDowell Colony, 1999, Guggenheim Foundation, 2000. Trustee Eugene Lang College, New York, National Humanities Center, North Carolina, since 1995, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, New York, since 1998.

Background

Robinson, Roxana Barry was born on November 30, 1946 in Pine Mountain, Kentucky, United States.

Education

Attended, Bennington College, 1964—1966. Studied with Bernard Malamud and Howard Nemerov. Bachelor in English Literature, University Michigan, 1969.

Career

Art cataloguer Sotheby's, New York City, 1970-1974. Exhibition director Terry Dintenfass Gallery, 1974-1976. Freelance writer, since 1976.

Instructor creative writing department University Houston, 2001, Wesleyan University, 2002—2003, instructor Wesleyan Writers' Conference. Lecturer Bennington College, University Southern Indiana, George Mason University.

Works

Membership

Trustee Eugene Lang College, New York, National Humanities Center, North Carolina, since 1995, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, New York, since 1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening.