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Monica Robinson is a queer experimental poet, artist, photographer, writer, editor, reader, and explorer.


She is the author of Exit WoundsEARTH IS FULL; GO BACK HOME, and peeling the yellow wallpaper, and is the founder and manager of Capta Lucem, her own photography and art business which focuses heavily on typewriter and word based art and appears in-person at pop-up events and markets around Philadelphia.


Monica has also been published in Persephone’s Daughters, Stone of Madness Press, Lammergeier, Interstellar, and Mookychick, and is additionally the author of bury me in iron and ivy for the Cup & Dagger series (via Sword & Kettle Press), the self-created witches zine, and after the flood for the Beyond the Veil anthology (via Ghost Orchid Press). She has been a contributor for Fast Jackal Media and Wolfsbane Music Co. and currently works with Frayed Edge Press on social media management and public relations and is an editor with Sword & Kettle Press.


She currently resides with her partner and her husky in Philadelphia.

Monica plans to someday own a library and retire to a remote lighthouse in Maine, but has rather extensive plans to change the world first. She believes in the inherent magic of the world around her, and is eternally tied to the rural Midwestern town where she grew up.

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