Robin Rosen Chang’s debut full-length collection, The Curator’s Notes, was published by Terrapin Books in 2021. The collection uses art and artifacts from the natural world to curate memory and explore how feminine identity is shaped by familial and collective mythologies.
Robin’s poems have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, The Journal, The Cortland Review, Poet Lore, Paterson Review, American Literary Review,Diode, and Verse Daily, among others. Her work has been recognized with a 2023 Fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, an honorable mention for the Spoon River Review’s 2019 Editor’s Prize, and the Oregon Poetry Association’s Fall 2018 Poet’s Choice Award. An earlier version of her manuscript of The Curator’s Notes was a finalist for Warren Wilson’s 2018 Larry Levis Prize. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Kean University, and a Master’s in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. A native Philadelphian, she lives in New Jersey and teaches writing at Montclair State University.