Robin Gow

Robin Gow (they/ze/he) grew up in rural Pennsylvania and lives in Allentown Pennsylvania with their two pugs, Eddie and Gertie, and their queer family. 

Awarded the Jerry Cain and Scott James Creative Writing Fellow, Gow earned their MFA in Creative Writing from Adelphi University where they also taught writing courses as an adjunct professor.


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Robin is the author of the chapbooks Honeysuckle  at Finishing Line Press, Backyard Paleontology at Glass Poetry (Forthcoming Summer 2022), and A Museum for That Which No Longer Exists at Alternating Current Press (Forthcoming TBD), as well as the collections Our Lady of Perpetual Degeneracy by Tolsun Books and the moon crawls on all fours by Weasel Press. They are also the author of and an essay collection, Blue Blood, with Nasiona Publishing House.

In addition to writing poetry, Gow also writes Young Adult and Middle Grade books. They are the author of YA novels in verse, A Million Quiet Revolutions, and Ode to My First Car (forthcoming 2023) with FSG Books for Young Readers, and Dear Mothman (forthcoming 2023) with Abrams Books.

Ze is a managing editor The Nasiona. They also formerly worked as the assistant editor at large at Doubleback Books, served for four years as the production editor of the Lantern literary magazine, and three years as the Social Media Coordinator for Oyster River Pages. They have also worked to help produce several zines and taught creative writing workshops in a variety of community spaces, including online forms.

He is an out and proud autistic bisexual genderqueer man passionate about LGBTQIA+ issues.

Gow is available for interviews, author visits, writing workshops, and collaborations. They are repped by Jordan Hamessley at New Leaf Literary Agency.

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