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Liz Robbins: Faculty and Staff

Liz Robbins
Associate Professor
904-819-6471

Department:

English

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Freaked, her third book, won the 2014 Elixir Press Annual Poetry Award, judged by Bruce Bond. Cover art by Flagler English and Fine Arts graduate Brianna Angelakis.
  • Play Button, her second book, won the 2010 Cider Press Review Book Award, judged by Patricia Smith. Cover art by Flagler art professor Sara Pedigo.
  • "Picked Strings," a recitation of poems from Play Button, was produced by Mark Ari at the University of North Florida in 2013.
  • "Girls Turned Like Dials:" (a chapbook) won the 2012 YellowJacket Press prize.
  • Poems from her first book, Hope, As the World is a Scorpion Fish, have been featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac and Verse Daily.
  • "Columbine Video" won the 2015 Crab Orchard Review Special Issue Feature Award in Poetry.
  • Poems have appeared in numerous journals including Barrow Street, Cimarron Review, Cortland Review, Denver Quarterly, Hayden's Ferry Review, The Journal, Kenyon Review Online, New Ohio Review, Notre Dame Review, and Rattle.
  • Poems published recently or forthcoming in the following journals: American Literary Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cream City Review, DIAGRAM, and River Styx.
  • Recipient of Florida First Coast Poetry Award, judged by Robert Bly
  • Nominated for Best of the Net, Best New Poets, and Pushcart Prize
  • Presented poetry and papers at programs such as Association of Writers and Writing Programs; Georgia State University; New York Institute of Technology in Nanjing, China; National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, and University of Memphis.
  • Flagler College Dean’s Award for Scholarship and Creativity, 2014, 2011 and 2008

Professional Profile:

Dr. Robbins received her Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Georgia State University, her M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of North Florida and her B.A. in Creative Writing from the College of Charleston. Her poetry has been widely published in print and online publications. At Flagler, she specializes in creative writing and composition.

Teaching and Related Service:

 Courses taught:
   • Advanced Poetry Writing
   • Manuscript in Creative Writing
   • Intro to Creative Writing
   • Intro to Poetry Writing
   • Contemporary American Poetry
   • Advanced Fiction Writing
   • Composition
   
   Previously taught at:
   • University of Louisiana at Lafayette
   • Georgia State University
   • University of North Florida