Robin Leslie Jacobson

A native New Yorker and transplanted New Englander, Robin Leslie Jacobson began writing poetry when she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in the mid-1990s. Robin teaches creative writing through Artists in the Schools, California Poets in the Schools, and Poets & Writers. A writer, editor, and designer for arts organizations and other nonprofits, she also coaches performing artists and has been recognized for her work as a director by the Bay Area Theater Critics Circle.

Robin’s poems and prose have appeared in Atlanta Review, Barnabe Mountain Review, Clackamas Literary Review, Convolvulus, Crab Orchard Review, The Montserrat Review, Poetry Flash, Runes, and other publications. She has received an American Pen Women Prize and Marin Arts Council grants, and has been a writer-in-residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts. Robin’s chapbook EYE DROPS was featured in Ruah, and her chapbook THE EXIT MARKED PARADISE (True North Press) has just been released.