Roxana Robinson is the author of eight books, most recently the novel, Cost, which was named one of the Five Best Novels of the Year by the Washington Post. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s, Best American Short Stories, and has been widely anthologized. Four of her books were New York Times Notable Books, and Cost was long-listed for the Dublin Impac Prize for Fiction. She currently serves on the board of PEN American Center, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation.
Roxana Robinson appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Roxana Robinson talks about her new novel, Sparta, about a Marine who returns home to Katonah, New York, after serving four years in Iraq. As he attempts to reconnect with his family and his girlfriend and to find his footing in the civilian world, he learns how hard it is to return to the people and places he used to love.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Susan Wissler, Executive Director of The Mount, and writer Roxana Robinson talk about the 150th anniversary of Edith Wharton’s birth. They’ll look at the life, writings, and legacy of Wharton, one of America’s most celebrated writers. The Mount, the Lenox estate Wharton designed and where she wrote Ethan Frome and The House of Mirth, will be celebrating her birthday throughout 2012. The New York Society Library’s exhibition Edith Wharton's "New York City: A Backward Glance" is also on view.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Lily is a smart single woman, a beauty in demand on the party circuit. But Lily is nearing thirty, and struggling to manage money, friendships, and romance. In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny ...