Robin Silbergleid

Michigan, United States

Member Since: 07/17/2014


Robin Silbergleid is the author of the memoir Texas Girl (Demeter Press, 2014), the collection of poems The Baby Book (CavanKerry Press 2015),  and two chapbooks  Pas de Deux: Prose and Other Poems (Basilisk Press, 2006) and Frida Kahlo, My Sister (Finishing Line Press, 2014), as well as co-editor of Reading and Writing Experimental Texts: Critical Innovations (Palgrave 2017).  Twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize, her poetry, essays, and scholarship can be found in a range of journals online and in print.  Additionally, she is a regular contributor to Role/Reboot on issues related to single parenting, infertility, and pregnancy loss, and collaborates with the international art and oral history project The ART of Infertility.  She holds both an MFA and PhD from Indiana University.  Born and raised in Illinois, she now lives in East Lansing Michigan, where she is an associate professor of English and director of the Creative Writing Program at Michigan State University.


Twitter Username: @RSilbergleid


  • Pas de Deux: Prose and Other Poems , Basilisk Press (September 2006)
  • Texas Girl , Demeter Press (May 2014)
  • Frida Kahlo, My Sister , Finishing Line Press (June 2014)
  • The Baby Book , CavanKerry (November 2015)


  • Associate Professor at Michigan State University (December 2011 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Indiana U (June 2000)
  • Doctoral Degree in English/American Literature from Indiana U (June 2001)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry