Marilynne Robinson
#3990 Overall Influence

Marilynne Robinson

American novelist and essayist

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Marilynne Summers Robinson is an American novelist and essayist. Across her writing career, Robinson has received numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005, National Humanities Medal in 2012, and the 2016 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. In 2016, Robinson was named in Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people. Robinson began teaching at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1991 and retired in the spring of 2016.

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Brown University
Brown University

University in Providence, Rhode Island

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University of Iowa
University of Iowa

Public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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University of Kent

Public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public university in Massachusetts, USA

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University of Washington
University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

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#2895 World Rank #581 USA Rank
Literature