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Mary Robinson

Biography

Biography

Mary Robinson was born in Warwickshire and grew up on an isolated smallholding with no mains electricity. She has a first class honours degree in English from London University. For several years she taught in higher and adult education. She now concentrates on writing poetry and non-fiction prose.                                                         

She lives in the north of England within sight of the Scottish hills.

Mary's blog is Wild About Poetry http://maryrobinsonpoetry.blogspot.com

Follow Mary on Twitter @LMERobinson

Awards

Winner

Mirehouse Poetry Competition 2013

Notting Hill Editions/Words by the Water Essay Competition 2012

“In a Green Shade” BBC Radio 3 (2001)

Shortlisted

BBC Gardeners' World magazine poetry competition 2011

Keats-Shelley competition 2008 (essay on Keats)

Templar poetry collection award 2006 and 2007

Cinnamon Press first collection award 2005 and 2007