Robin Richardson is the founder of CITADEL, an immersive resource for writers, mentoring dozens of students a year, with a focus on helping ambitious writers find their voice, hone their craft, and get published with reputable presses.

If you are humble, ambitious, and dedicated to excelling as a writer, both in skill and in capacity of thought, you have come to the right place.

Robin Richardson is the author of three collections of poetry, including Sit How You Want (Winner of the Trillium Book Award for Poetry / named one of the best books of the year by CBC), and is Editor-in-Chief at Minola Review. Her work has appeared in Salon, POETRY, The American Poetry Review, The Walrus, Hazlitt, Best Canadian Poetry, and Tin House, among others. She holds an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, is a MacDowell and Berton House fellow, has won the Fortnight Poetry Prize in the U.K., The John B. Santorini Award, The Joan T. Baldwin Award, and has been shortlisted for the CBC, Walrus, and ARC Poetry Prizes, among others. Richardson's work has been adapted to song by Andrew Staniland through The Brooklyn Art Song Society.

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