HBU’s Writers’ Conference Speaker

About Robin Davidson

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Robin Davidson is a poet, translator, and professor of English at the University of Houston- Downtown. She is author of two poem chapbooks, Kneeling in the Dojo (Finishing Line Press) and City that Ripens on the Tree of the World (Calypso Editions), and the full collection, Luminous Other, recipient of The Ashland Poetry Press’s 2012 Richard Snyder Memorial Publication Prize. She is co-translator with Ewa Elżbieta Nowakowska of The New Century: Poems by Ewa Lipska (Northwestern UP), and has received, among other awards, a Fulbright professorship at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and an NEA translation fellowship. In May 2015 she was named Houston’s second Poet Laureate by Mayor Annise Parker.

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