About Robin

Image description: The picture is of Robin Gow. He is a white nonbinary person with a shaved head. Fae wears a black dress with a collar and large black-rimmed glasses. In the background is a tapestry with the phases of the moon.

Robin Gow is a poet and witch. It grew up in rural Pennsylvania and lives on unceded Lenape land also called Allentown Pennsylvania. His queer family consists of his two pugs, Eddie and Gertie, and his partner, best friend,
and fabulous queer and trans community.

Awarded the Jerry Cain and Scott James Creative Writing Fellow, Gow earned faer MFA in Creative Writing from Adelphi University where fae also taught writing courses as an adjunct professor.

Robin is the author of the chapbooks Honeysuckle  at Finishing Line Press, Backyard Paleontology at Glass Poetry (Forthcoming 2023), and A Museum for That Which No Longer Exists at Alternating Current Press (Forthcoming 2023), as well as the collections Our Lady of Perpetual Degeneracy by Tolsun Books and the moon crawls on all fours by Weasel Press. Fae is also the author of an essay collection, Blue Blood, with Nasiona Publishing House. Its next collection of poetry, Lanternfly August, is forthcoming with Driftwood Press in 2023.

In addition to writing poetry, Gow also writes Young Adult and Middle-Grade books. It is the author of YA novels in verse, A Million Quiet Revolutions, and Ode to My First Car (forthcoming 2023) with FSG Books for Young Readers, and Dear Mothman with Abrams Books.

Fae is a managing editor The Nasiona. He also formerly worked as the assistant editor at large at Doubleback Books, served for four years as the production editor of the Lantern literary magazine, and three years as the Social Media Coordinator for Oyster River Pages. It has also worked to help produce several zines and taught creative writing workshops in a variety of community spaces, including online forms.

He is an out and proud autistic bisexual genderqueer person passionate about LGBTQIA+ issues.

Gow is available for interviews, author visits, writing workshops, and collaborations. Additionally, Gow does consulting, education, and training work around queer and trans identities and neurodiversity.

You can email Robin at robinfgow@gmail.com.

Robin prefers the pronouns it, fae, and he but all pronouns except for “she/her” are alright.