Lakeville Journal

CORNWALL —  Roxana Robinson is the author of nine books, including a biography of American modernist painter Georgia O’Keeffe, and her recent novel, “Sparta,” which tells of a college student turned soldier experiencing the United States as an unfamiliar, traumatic place once he’s returned from his tour in Iraq. 

She is the current president of the Authors Guild, America’s oldest and largest advocacy group for writers, and teaches at Hunter College. 

On Sunday, April 23, Robinson, who splits her time between Cornwall and...