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Robin Metz

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Connection to Illinois: Robin Metz is Philip Sidney Post Professor of English at Knox College in Galesburg, Il.

Biography: Robin has spent his entire teaching career at Knox College. He is currently the Director of the Program in Creative Writing.

  • Rainer Maria Rilke International Poetry Prize for Unbidden Angel, 2000. Marshall Frankel American Fiction Prize (First). Grand Prize, Mississippi Valley International Poetry Contest. Pen/NEA (National Endowment for the Arts) Syndicated Fiction Project (tw

Robin Metz on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Unbidden angel /
ISBN: 089304105X OCLC: 42385034

Cross-cultural Communications, Merrick, N.Y. : 1999.

Robin Metz received the Rilke International Poetry Prize for Unbidden Angel, one of 25 books recommended by the White House Comission on Complementary / Alternative Health. --Cross-Cultural Communications. Unbidden Angel is an elegy for Robin Metz's wife, who died unexpectedly several years ago, not long after she and Metz were married. This collection forms a narrative grief cycle that attempts to speak through the horror of that loss. We are taken inside of an almost mad, frightening and beautifuly precise articulation of loss and grief. --Sheryl St. Germain.