Robbie Dunning is a trans and nonbinary poet, performer, artist and educator living in the Boston area. Born and raised in rural Virginia, Robbie believes in the power of representation, storytelling, and creative community. They prize working with writers and performers of all ages to help hone their craft and clarify their stories.
Robbie’s work has appeared in Voicemail Poems, the SlamChop Podcast, The No-No Project, SlamFind, and Write About Now. In the before times Robbie represented Northampton Poetry at IWPS 2016 and as a member of the 2015, 2016, & 2017 slam teams. These days they mostly stay inside, drink tea, plan the downfall of capitalism, and feed their wife and cat.
Robbie holds a Bachelor of the Arts in the Study of Women and Gender from Smith College. Prestigiously named “That Person Who Changed My Entire Worldview” by Someone’s Dad At A Poetry Slam One Time, Robbie can’t wait to hear about your feelings and/or adorable pet / child / hobby.