Joyland

Shannon Robinson

Shannon Robinson's work has appeared in Gettysburg Review, Iowa Review, Water-Stone Review, Nimrod, and previously in Joyland. She has an MFA in fiction from Washington University in St. Louis, and in 2011 was the Writer-in-Residence at Interlochen Center for the Arts. Other honors include the Katherine Anne Porter Prize, grants from the Elizabeth George Foundation and the Canada Council for the Arts, and a Hedgebrook Fellowship. Currently, she teaches creative writing at Johns Hopkins University and lives in Baltimore with her husband, poet James Arthur, and son, Henry.