Robin MacArthur lives on the hillside farm where she was born in Marlboro, Vermont. Her debut book, HALF WILD: STORIES (Ecco), was the winner of the PEN New England award for fiction and a finalist for the New England Book Award. Her forthcoming novel, HEART SPRING MOUNTAIN, will be published by Ecco (HarperCollins) in winter of 2018.
She is also the editor of CONTEMPORARY VERMONT FICTION: AN ANTHOLOGY and one-half of the indie folk duo Red Heart the Ticker. She is the recipient of two Creation Grants from the Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.