Robyn Schiff is the author of three collections of poetry, Worth (University of Iowa Press, 2002), Revolver (University of Iowa Press, 2008), and most recently, A Woman of Property (Penguin, 2016), which was reviewed by a number of venues including The New Yorker and The New York Times, which named it an “Editor’s Choice,” as well as the Chicago Tribune, where it was chosen as a “Best Poetry Book of 2016.” Her work has been published widely in journals, including The New YorkerPoetry, and A Public Space, and has been represented in several anthologies, including Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (Sarabande, 2006), and Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections (University of Iowa, 2007). Schiff teaches poetry at the University of Iowa and is a co-editor at Canarium Books.





Shaking “That Female Fatigue”: Awakening Lyric Urgency for Female Poets