Poetry. The author of three previous poetry collections continues her luminous and bittersweet narrative style. "Robin Chapman is a poetic voice you can settle into, learn from, come to know and trust. Whether she is writing of her childhood in a nuclear boom town or her now grown children or the passions and pleasures of nature, Chapman draws you into her world with the deftest of gestures and the surest of language. THE WAY IN is a generous book, full of life, and a true pleasure to read"—Jesse Lee Kercheval.
Robin Chapman is the author of ten books of poetry, including most recently THE ONLY HOME WE KNOW (Tebot Bach), poems about our fragile world, and Six True Things, poems about growing up in the Manhattan Project town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Other collections include the Posner Poetry Award-winning books THE WAY IN and Images of a Complex World: The Art and Poetry of Chaos (with J.C. Sprott's fractals). Her book The Dreamer Who Counted the Dead received a Wisconsin Library Association Outstanding Poetry Book of the Year Award, and her book ABUNDANCE received the Cider Press Editors' Book Award. She has also co-edited the anthologies On Retirement and LOVE OVER 60: AN ANTHOLOGY OF WOMEN'S POEMS, and collaborated with composers, painters, textile artists and scientists in producing work.