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

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Apparently I use sparkly and secret a lot. I have to go back and take these out.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'm not telling.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. This changes so often, but since I was able to talk, I've loved Johnny Cash.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I would be a country music singer with all the bangles and boots.

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