Robin Tung received her MFA from Johns Hopkins University.  Her writing has been featured in Art Practical, Black Warrior Review, DailyServing, Sugar House Review, Surface Magazine, The Montreal Review, NANO Fiction, This Recording and Valparaiso Poetry Review among others. 

She has taught writing at Johns Hopkins University, Humboldt State University, and Southwestern College. She has also taught writing workshops for San Diego Writers, Ink. Her work has received the 2006 Milton A. Saier Award in Fiction from the University of California San Diego and Pushcart Prize nominations*.

She has had the great pleasure of working with MFA applicants and writers since 2010. She and her daughter live in Los Angeles.



Nano Fiction, “In Transit” 2017
*Black Warrior Review, “Our Other Lives” 2014 (accompanying interview here)
Per Contra, “The Kid” 2014
*NANO Fiction, “Pasadena Afternoons” and “Calliope and Zeus” 2012
The Montreal Review, “The Couple” 2012
The Labletter, “Thank you, Mrs. —” 2010


Valparaiso Poetry Review, “A New Earth” 2011
Sugar House Review, “Death of the Bison Conservationist’s Wife” 2010

Essays, Interviews and Art Writing

DailyServing, contributor 2012-2015
The Rumpus, “Why MFA?” 2014
Art Practical, “Rabbit” 2013
Surface Magazine, “Yasuaki Onishi: Reverse of Volume” 2012
This Recording, “In Which We Are Very Easily Swayed” 2012
INK Magazine, “Pollen” 2012
The San Diego Reader, 2010-2013