Robin Anna Smith
Born: 1971, USA
Resides: Delaware, USA
Robin Anna Smith (she/her/Mx) is an award-winning and Pushcart-nominated writer and visual artist. Her work focuses on disability, gender, and trauma, as well as systems from a neurodiverse perspective. Robin is the Founding and Chief Editor for Human/Kind Journal and Human/Kind Press. She is also an Associate Editor at both Sonic Boom and Yavanika Press. Robin is more of a cats, dogs, and unicorns person than a people person.
Awards and Other Honors:
Second Place - Sonic Boom's Fourth Annual Senryu Contest (2018); Honorable Mention - 1st Annual Marlene Mountain Memorial Haiku Contest, (2018); Honorable Mention & Overall Winner, Multimedia - Third Annual Jane Reichhold Haiga Competition (2018); Pushcart Prize Nomination for Haibun "Immortality" (2018); Highly Commended - 2nd Annual Santoka International Haiga Contest (2019); Runner Up - Bulgarian Haiku Union's Fourth Annual "Cherry Blossom" Contest (2019); Second Place - Turtle Light Press Haiku Chapbook Contest (2019); Third Place - Seventh Annual Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards (2019); Honorable Mention - 2nd Annual Marlene Mountain Haiku Contest (2019).
Systems Askew (2019) Yavanika Press; Forsythia (forthcoming 2019) Turtle Light Press.
"carving" - Seventh Annual Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards (2019), Third Place; "weeping cherry - 1st Annual Marlene Mountain Memorial Haiku Contest (2018), Honorable Mention; "cumulonimbus" - Modern Haiku Vol. 50.1, Winter/Spring 2019; "new diagnosis" - Fresh Out Mag, March 2019; "autumn wind" - The Cicada's Cry Autumn Edition, October 2018; "a church steeple" - Sonic Boom's Annual Senryu Contest 2018, Second Place; Under the Basho, Poet's Personal Best, Sept. 2018.