Thursday, January 29, 2015 • 7:00 p.m.
MSU Main Library North Conference Room, W449
Robin Silbergleid is a poet and nonfiction writer whose work focuses on issues of the female body, reproductive choice, infertility, and motherhood. She is the author of two chapbooks of poems: Pas de Deux and Frida Kahlo, My Sister, as well as the memoir Texas Girl, about becoming a single mother by choice in her twenties. The Baby Book, a related collection of poems about infertility and pregnancy loss, is forthcoming from CavanKerry Press in 2015. Born and raised in the Midwest, she holds both a PhD in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Indiana University. She is currently an associate professor of English, core faculty in Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen), and Director of Creative Writing at Michigan State University.
Cosponsors: The Center for Gender in Global Context and the MSU Department of English.