Robin lives, works, and daydreams in East Dallas, Texas. She brings poem-making to youth shelters and community centers as a teaching artist for Writers In Neighborhoods & Schools (WINS), and serves as an online writing guide to homeschooled teens. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and public poetry projects including Anima Poetry, Friends Journal, Red River Review, Referential Magazine, the Pittsburgh Poetry Houses, the White Rock Zine Machine, and Gnarled Oak Literary, which recently nominated her for a Pushcart Prize. Her chapbook, bindweed & crow poison: small poems of stray girls, fierce women, is available from Porkbelly Press and at Deep Vellum Books in Dallas. Find Robin online at robinsmithturner.tumblr.com.