Cynthia Robinson

Cynthia Robinson is a writer and art historian based in Ithaca, New York. Her short fiction has been published by The Arkansas Review, Epoch, The Missouri Review, Slice, and others. She is Mary Donlon Alger Professor of Medieval and Islamic Art at Cornell University. Her debut novel, Birds of Wonder, was published by Standing Stone Books in 2018. Visit her at She attended the Community of Writers in 2013 and 2014.