BirthdayDecember 0, 1955

Celebrity biographies

  1. About J. Jill Robinson

    Full name: J. Jill Robinson
    Also known as: J. Jill Robinson, J Robinson, Robinson, J
    Education: University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Professions: Canadian writer
    Nationality: Canadian
    Occupation: Writer, teacher, editor, mother

  2. J. Jill Robinson Biography

    Jacqueline Jill Robinson (born June 16, 1955) is a western Canadian writer, editor and teacher. She is the author of a novel and four collections of short stories. Her fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in a wide variety of magazines and literary journals including Geist, the Antigonish Review, Event, Prairie Fire and the Windsor Review. Her novel, More In Anger, published in 2012, tells the stories of three generations of mothers and daughters who bear the emotional scars of loveless marriages, corrosive anger and misogyny.Robinson has won numerous literary competitions including two Western Magazine Awards, two Saskatchewan Book Awards, two prizes for creative nonfiction from Event magazine, the PRISM international fiction contest and the Howard O'Hagan award for short fiction from the Writers Guild of Alberta. Her novel and stories have also won critical acclaim for their vivid characters, spare writing and tragic themes that nevertheless convey humour and hope.Robinson served as the 24th writer-in-residence at the Saskatoon Public Library during 2004-2005. From 1995 to 1999, she was editor of the literary magazine Grain, published quarterly by the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild. She has taught English literature and creative writing at the Universities of Calgary and Saskatchewan, at St. Peter's College in Muenster, Saskatchewan and at the First Nations University of Canada.Robinson is married to the writer Steven Ross Smith and is the mother of a teenaged son. She lives in Banff, Alberta.

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