Robert Fillman’s chapbook November Weather Spell was a finalist in the Cathy Smith Bowers Chapbook Contest and will be published in 2019 (Main Street Rag Publishing Company). In 2018, he was a finalist for the Gerald Cable Book Award, the Keystone Chapbook Award, and the Ron Rash Award in Poetry. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Hollins Critic, Nashville ReviewNinth Letter, Poet Lore, Poetry East, Salamander, Sugar House Review, Tar River Poetry,  and others. His poem ‘Dumping Leaves’ was a winner in Third Wednesday‘s 2017 annual poetry contest. Fillman earned his Ph.D. at Lehigh University. An assistant professor of English at Kutztown University, he currently lives in eastern Pennsylvania with his wife and their two children.

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