Robin Beth Schaer is a poet and essayist. She teaches writing in Ohio. She worked as a deckhand aboard the Tall Ship Bounty, a 180-foot ship lost in Hurricane Sandy.
Schaer's poetry collection, Shipbreaking, was published in 2015 by Anhinga Press. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Paris Review, and Guernica, among others.
New poem "The Long Now" published in the LOVE issue of Territory. "The sky is a map of questions: what burns, / how long, where is the middle without an edge?"