About the Instructor:
Publication Credits:Other works by the same author: Rhea Côté Robbins is the author of Wednesday's Child, the 1997 Maine Chapbook Award winner. PUBLICATION CREDITS
Rhea Côté Robbins is the author of Wednesday's Child, the 1997 Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Chapbook Award winner. She is editor of Canuck and Other Stories, an anthology of translations of early 20th century Franco-American women writers.
She co-edited and designed I am Franco-American and Proud of It: Franco-American Women's Anthology. She is a contributor to Old Women's Wisdom, a multi-cultural anthology of women over eighty years old living in Aroostook County. Rhea served as editor for ten years of Le FORUM, a bilingual, socio-cultural journal. In addition, she has authored two bibliographies one for WBDC and the Leadership Development Project entitled, Women and Class; the other is entitled Franco-American Health Related Bibliography. In 1995 she was selected for the Steve Grady Endowment Fund for Creative Writing, First Prize, Poetry. Her essays, poetry, book reviews, and recipes have appeared in the following publications: River Revue/Review Rivière, Reflections on Maine, Les Voix/Voices, L'Ouest Français et la Francophonie Nord-Américaine, Rafale, Stolen Island Review, Pucker Brush Review, ECHOES, Portland Magazine, WBDC Developments, Feminist Times, Le FORUM, Le F.A.R.O.G. Forum, Portland Sunday Telegram, Bangor Daily News, Brewer Register, Foxtail, Young Poets of America, other collaborative, fund-raising submissions include, Eating Between the Lines: A Maine Writer's Cookbook, Nos Histoires de l'Ile: Livre de cuisine, and RSVP Recipes: Aroostook Count. She maintains a page of current writings at: http://www.fawi.net/PoemsandEssays/WritingsbyRhea.html as well as editing several web pages, and an electronic magazine featuring writings of Franco-American women entitled, moé pi toé at: http://www.fawi.net/Links.html
She is working on a book of literary criticism on the
tradition of Franco-American women writers and Grace Metalious, the author
of , author of Peyton Place, Return to Peyton Place, The Tight White Collar
and No Adam In Eden and who was a Franco-American woman writer. Côté
Robbins has written a sequel to Wednesday's Child, called 'down the Plains'for
which she is seeking publication. She is currently working on a third
installment of the memoirs titled, If These Walls Could Talk. She
has work included in two anthologies Voyages A Maine Franco-American and
Acadian Reader published by Tillbury House and French Connections: A Gathering
of Franco-American Poets published by Louisiana Literature Press.