Robert L. Giron
Robert L. Giron is the author of five collections of poetry: “Songs for the Spirit,” “Metamorphosis of the Serpent God,” “Wrestling with Wood,” “Recuerdos [Memories],” and “Impressions françaises [French Impressions];” he also translated Jesus Gardea’s poetry collection “Songs for a Single String,” which was a finalist for the 2003 Violet Crown Book Award for Literary Prose & Poetry. His poetry has appeared in several anthologies and journals over the years. He is also the editor of the online journal “ArLiJo,” the award-winning “The Sligo Journal,” and past poetry editor of “Potomac Review.” He co-edited an award-winning collection on women’s studies and has edited two award-winning anthologies of poetry, “Poetic Voices Without Borders 2”, the most recent. He established Gival Press, the award-winning independent literary press in 1998, which has published over 60 titles of fiction and poetry by both emerging and established authors. whose work have won numerous national and international awards. A resident of Arlington, Virginia, he teaches English and creative writing at Montgomery College in Maryland.