Mike Robbins is short story writer from the verdant, nostalgic town of New Milford, Connecticut. Before attending Iowa State’s Creative Writing and Environment program, he studied English Literature at Western Connecticut State University and served two years as an AmeriCorps member at education related nonprofits in New Haven, CT and Washington, DC. Afterward, he worked as a grant writer at Reading Partners DC.
In 2019, he was a Writer-in-Residence at Art Farm in Nebraska and Writer-in-Residence at the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory. Mike is at work on a collection of stories that travel from Iowa to Connecticut and move south on I-95 to Washington, DC.