Walter M. Robinson is a writer and physician in Massachusetts.  

Dr. Robinson is a recent graduate of the Bennington College Writing Seminars (MFA in Literature and Writing.) In 2016 he was a fellow at The MacDowell Colony and at Yaddo. He was a PEN-New England "New Discovery in Non-Fiction" in 2015. His research has been supported by the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and the Project on Death in America/Open Society Institute. 

His recent publications include:

"Empathy Machine: The Singular Science of Nancy Andrews" in What It Means To Be Human, Artists in Context, Cambridge MA,  2016.

"This Will Sting and Burn" The Sun January 2016   (Reprinted in 2017 in Reader's Digest:

"White Cloth Ribbons" Harvard Review, Fall 2015.   (Listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays, 2016.)

"Nurse Clappy Gets His" The Literary Review, Winter 2014.   (Listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays, 2015.)