• Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: English Language & Literature
  • Campus Address: Anspach 301H
  • Phone: 989-774-2665
  • Email: fanni1rj@cmich.edu


  • English 294, 492

Degrees and Universities:

  • University of Michigan, BA
  • Sarah Lawrence College, MFA


ROBERT FANNING is the author of Old Bright Wheel (winner of the Ledge Press Poetry Chapbook Award) and The Seed Thieves (Marick Press). His next collection, American Prophet, will be published by Marick Press in January 2009. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Poetry, Ploughshares, The Atlanta Review, The Hawaii Review, and others. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Sarah Lawrence College, his writing awards include a Creative Artist Grant from ArtServe Michigan, the Inkwell Poetry.


  • Old Bright Wheel (The Ledge Press)
  •  The Seed Thieves (Marick Press, 2006)
  •  American Prophet (Marick Press, 2009)

Professional Organizations:

  • Poetry Society of America
  • Academy of American Poets

Awards and Honors:

  • Foley Poetry Award

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