Liberal Arts Research Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Penn State, Robin Becker has published five books in the Pitt Poetry Series including, Giacometti’s Dog, All-American Girl, The Horse Fair, Domain of Perfect Affection, and, most recently, Tiger Heron (2014). Recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Bunting Institute at Harvard, Becker writes the poetry column “Field Notes” for the Women’s Review of Books where she serves as Contributing and Poetry Editor. In 2000, she won the Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching from Penn State, and during the 2010-2011 academic year, she served as the Penn State Laureate. Becker’s recent book reviews and poems appear in The American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, The New York Times Magazine and The New Yorker.