Director, Writing Center
B.A., University of Bridgeport; M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.F.A., Norwich University
Robin Greene is Director of the Writing Center and Professor of English and Writing, and held the McLean Endowed Chair in English from 2013-2016. Greene has published two collections of poetry (Memories of Light and Lateral Drift), two editions of a nonfiction book (Real Birth: Women Share Their Stories) and a novel (Augustus: Narrative of a Slave Woman) about a woman who was a slave in Fayetteville. Greene has just completed a new novel, The Shelf Life of Fire, about a woman writer and her recovered memory. Greene is co-founder and editor of Longleaf Press, MU's literary press and co-founder of the Sandhills Dharma Group, a Buddhist sitting group. Additionally, she is one of the founders of the Veterans Writing Collective. She holds a M.A. in English from Binghamton University and a M.F.A. in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Art at Norwich University.