Robin Romm

Robin Romm is the author of the critically acclaimed short story collection, The Mother Garden, which was a finalist for the 2008 PEN USA Fiction Award. Born and raised in Eugene, Oregon, she currently lives in Berkeley, California, and New Mexico, where she is assistant professor of creative writing and literature at the College of Santa Fe.

Books by this Author

The Mercy Papers
The Mother Garden

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, curiosity, wit.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I don't know. Maybe...an underwater rock in a tropical sea.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Again, I would be a country music star with bangles and boots.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Dim sum, a noisy walk downtown, then the beach with my dog to hunt for sand dollars.

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