Lewis Robinson

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Robinson’s novel Water Dogs (Random House, 2009) was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, and his collection of short stories Officer Friendly and Other Stories (HarperCollins, 2003), was the winner of a Whiting Award and the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award. He is also the creator of the podcast TalkShop, writers in conversation with writers about the things writers care about. His work has been featured in Sports Illustrated, The Boston Globe, Tin House, and The Missouri Review, as well as NPR’s, Selected Shorts.


  • MFA University of Iowa
  • BFA Middlebury College
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