Lewis Robinson

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Lewis Robinson is an American author. His first book, Officer Friendly and Other Stories, was published by HarperCollins in 2003. A graduate of Middlebury College and the Iowa Writer's Workshop, Robinson currently lives in Andover, Massachusetts as the writer-in-residence of Phillips Academy.

Life and career[edit]

Lewis Robinson was born in Natick, Massachusetts, and grew up in Maine. He attended Middlebury College and later, the prestigious Iowa Writer's Workshop, where he was a teaching-writing fellow and winner of the Glenn Schaeffer Award. In the past, Robinson has taught a creative writing course at the Iowa Young Writers' Studio, a two-week intensive creative writing summer program for talented high school students. He currently works as the Writer-in-Residence at Phillips Academy Andover, teaching and writing.[1]

Robinson's first collection, Officer Friendly and Other Stories (2004), won the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award. He was also a 2003 recipient of the Whiting Award. Additionally, he has written for Sports Illustrated and The Boston Globe. His short stories have appeared in various publications, including Tin House, Open City Magazine, Shout, The Missouri Review, as well as being featured on the NPR program Selected Shorts.


Short Story Collections
  • Before: Short Stories About Pregnancy From Our Top Writers (2006)
  • The Encyclopedia of Exes: 26 Stories by Men of Love Gone Wrong (2005)
  • Contemporary Maine Fiction (2005)
  • The Way Life Should Be (2005)


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