Robert Morgan to retire from teaching

Robert Morgan will retire from Cornell University, as of June 30, 2022. Robert has taught at Cornell since 1971.

October 2020 Appearances

Friday, October 30
7PM Reading (online)
Robert will be reading from and talking about his Press 53 poetry collections, Sigodlin and At the Edge of the Orchard Country. The reading is free but you must register at Zoom to get the link to the event. Here is the link:

October 2019 Appearances

Thursday, October 3
4:30 p.m. - Reading - part of MorganFest
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

March 2019 Appearances

March 13
Book Club, Heritage Museum
Hendersonville, NC

March 16
Asheville, NC

May 2018 Appearances

May 6
Walk of Fame (link)
Hendersonville, NC

Review of As Rain Turns to Snow

Read a review of Robert Morgan's recent collection of short stories, As Rain Turns to Snow and Other Stories in the North Carolina Literary Review online.

Robert Morgan to appear in new History Channel docudrama

Robert Morgan will appear in the first episode of the new History Channel docudrama, “The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen” Wednesday, March 7 at 9 p.m.

March 2018 Appearances

March 22
Lee University writer’s festival
Cleveland, TN
School of Nursing, Room 202

Chasing the North Star

Chasing the North Star has won the 2017 Southern Book Award for Historical Fiction.

Essay on Robert Morgan's Poetry

A new essay on Robert Morgan's poetry by Bhisham Bherwani is published in the January, 2017 issue of The Yale Review.