Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Robert Levy

Popular Fiction
Robert Levy Author and Stonecoast Faculty

Office Location

Stonecoast MFA Office - 98 Bedford Street, Portland, ME 04102


Stonecoast MFA Office: 207-780-4423

Academic Degrees

  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)
  • A.B. in English and American Literature and Language, Harvard College


Robert Levy is an author of stories and scripts whose work has been seen Off-Broadway. A Harvard graduate subsequently trained as a forensic psychologist, his novel The Glittering World was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award as well as the Shirley Jackson Award. Shorter work has recently appeared in venues such as Black Static, Shadows & Tall Trees, The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction, and The Best Horror of the Year, among others.

A Brooklyn native, Robert is currently at work on a number of projects in various media and can be found at

Areas of Scholarship

Horror and dark fiction, abnormal psychology, writing therapy and art therapy, LGBT literature, playwriting, pop culture

Recent Publications

Anais Nin at the Grand Guignol (Lethe Press, 2020)

“The Vault of the Sky, The Face of the Deep,” Come Join Us by the Fire (Nightfire Audio)

"Raëlism: the Space-Age Message of the Elohim," Lost Transmissions: The Secret History of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Abrams)

Creative Activity

Pen Parentis Literary Salon (2020)

KGB Fantastic Fiction Series (2020)

Hour of the Wolf Radio Show (2019)

Necronomicon Providence (2019)

Awards and Recognition

Shirley Jackson Award Finalist for The Glittering World (2016)

Lambda Literary Award Finalist for The Glittering World (2016)