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Robin McLean, fiction writer, mustangs of the Monitor Valley, Nevada

PARIS REVIEW Best of 2015 List: "McLean does not shrink the world down to interpersonal conflict, but instead opens it up to achieve a cosmic perspective that somehow feels both dispassionate and compassionate (Chekhov’s trick). This opening up is wild, surprising, and not a little frightening. I suppose you could call these stories dark, but in their dazzling perspective I find them full of vitality and wonder."

Robin McLean was a lawyer and then a potter for 15 years in the woods of Alaska before receiving her MFA at the UMass Amherst in Massachusetts. Her first short story collection Reptile House,  won the BOA Fiction Prize and was named as one of the best books of 2015 in Paris Review.
Robin's debut novel and second collection of short stories are forthcoming from And Other Stories.

Robin has taught writing for ten years, at Clark University and at retreats and workshops across the US and Europe.

She teaches writing at Ike's and around the world with High Plains Writing, also with The Loft of Minneapolis and Love Street Writers of Melbourne Australia.

 

Mailing address:

PO Box 847

Eureka, NV 89316

Physical address:

3350 Ike's Canyon Road

Manhattan, NV 89022