Gow grew up in rural Pennsylvania and lives in Allentown Pennsylvania with their two dogs. They work as an Outreach Educator Advocate supporting survivors of domestic and intimate partner abuse. They earned their MFA in Creative Writing from Adelphi University where they taught as an adjunct professor.
Their first YA novel in verse, A Million Quiet Revolutions, is forthcoming March 2022 with FSG Books for Young readers and their first essay collection, Blue Blood, is forthcoming with Nasiona Publishing House.
They is a managing editor The Nasiona, a poetry editor at Mayday Magazine, and the assistant editor at large at Doubleback Books. They served for four years as the production editor of the Lantern literary magazine and are Social Media Coordinator for Oyster River Pages. They has also worked to help produce several zines and taught creative writing workshops in a variety of community spaces, including online forms.
They are an out and proud autistic bisexual genderqueer man passionate about LGBTQIA+ issues.
You can email Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org.