Andrew Robin is a poet with a few books and chapbooks, most recently Stray Birds (Kelson Books) and Small Pale Telegrams From The World (Sixth Finch Books). Some recognitions include an Iowa Poetry Prize and a Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He lives with his wife Sarah on Lopez Island in the Salish Sea of Washington State, where he works as a registered nurse and volunteers as an EMT.