Erin Robinsong’s Bio

Erin Robinsong

Credit: Bernardo Fernandez

ERIN ROBINSONG is a poet and interdisciplinary artist thinking about ecology, interventions, and pleasure in her work. Her writing has been widely published in journals and anthologies such as Regreen: New Canadian Ecological Poetry; Dandelion; The Capilano Review; The Goose; among others, and is forthcoming in Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within The Anthropocene. Her debut collection of poetry, Rag Cosmology, published with BookThug in 2017, won the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry. Recent performance work with choreographer Andréa de Keijzer includes “Facing” away from that which is coming, which premiered at Tangente in Montréal, and “This ritual is not an accident.” Erin and Andréa are also featured in Mike Hoolboom’s film We Make Couples, a Marxist love story. Originally from Cortes Island, Erin lives in Montréal.

To listen to Erin’s reading at the Atwater Poetry Project, click here.