Pen Name: None 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 (two stories).
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|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.