Robin Anna Smith is a writer, poet, and artist whose work has earned numerous accolades, including Finalist for The Touchstone Award for Individual Poems (2020), Second Place in Golden Triangle Haiku Contest (2020), First Place in the UHTS Fleeting Words Tanka Contest (2019), and nomination for the Pushcart Prize (2018). Their work focuses on disability, gender, and systems from a neurodiverse perspective. Their work is published internationally in numerous journals and anthologies.
Robin has published the following collections: Fire Rainbow: A Haibun and Tanka Story Memoir (Human/Kind Press, 2020), Systems Askew (Yavanika Press, 2019), Forsythia (Turtle Light Press, 2020—Second Place in the 2019 Turtle Light Press Haiku Chapbook Contest), and Controlled Chaos (Sonic Boom, 2019).
Robin is the Founder and EIC for Human/Kind Journal and Human/Kind Press, and an Associate Editor at both Sonic Boom and Yavanika Press. They are more of a cats, dogs, and unicorns person than a people person.