Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Robin Talbot

Associate Director

Office Location

222 Deering Avenue Portland



Academic Degrees

  • B.A., University of Southern Maine
  • M.A., Goucher College


Robin Talbot is the Associate Director of the Stonecoast MFA program. Prior to joining Stonecoast, Robin was the Education and Community Outreach Coordinator for Portland’s Center for Cultural Exchange where she organized cultural performances, developed multicultural educational curriculum and maintained ongoing communication with diverse community groups in Greater Portland area. She has worked on two documentary films: A Call to Action: A Community's Dream, which outlines the struggle for civil rights in Maine, and Starting Over; Understanding and Supporting Refugee and Immigrant Experiences. Robin is a Portland Stage Company board trustee, board member for Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, and the faculty adviser of the Stonecoast Review. She has also served as a board member for Black Education and Cultural History, the NAACP Excellence in Education (Portland Branch), the University of Southern Maine’s Multicultural Curriculum Sub-committee, Women’s Resource Center Advisory Board, Festival of Arts and Scholarship committee, and People of Color, Voices in Unity Conference.

Areas of Expertise

Arts Administration

Developing of New Educational Initiatives

Grassroots Community Organizing

Writing for Social Justice


Second Blooming: Resources for Older Women Writers, AWP

Tearing Down Walls: The International Experience in Low-Residency MFA, AWP