Director, Writing Center
B.A., University of Bridgeport; M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.F.A., Norwich University
Robin Greene is Director of the Writing Center and Professor of English and Writing, and held the McLean Endowed Chair in English from 2013-2016. Greene has published two collections of poetry (Memories of Light and Lateral Drift), two editions of a nonfiction book (Real Birth: Women Share Their Stories) and a novel (Augustus: Narrative of a Slave Woman) about a woman who was a slave in Fayetteville. Her new novel, The Shelf Life of Fire, about a woman’s emotional breakdown and recovery, is being published by Light Messages Press and will be available April 2019. Greene is currently on sabbatical through December 2018 and working on another novel. She is co-founder and editor of Longleaf Press, MU's literary press, and co-founder of the Sandhills Dharma Group, a Buddhist meditation and study group. Greene is a certified yoga teacher and holds a M.A. in English from Binghamton University and a M.F.A. in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Art at Norwich University.