- "Healing the Veteran:
- The Veteran Writer"
- Friday, October 28
Sharon Robino-West is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and the mother of a combat veteran. She was featured in the NET segment “The Warrior’s Pen” in 2015 discussing the importance of writing and the veteran experience.
Robino-West published a nonfiction piece called “I Honor You” in the online journal, As You Were: Volume II, a publication of Military Experience and the Arts, in 2015. Her piece “Into the Unknown” was recently selected to be read in performance by Alfre Woodard at the 2016 Fundraising Gala for Veteran Writers held by the Writers Guild of America East in New York City.
Robino-West is from Omaha, Nebraska and holds a Master of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Change. She helped found one of the first programs for women veterans in Nebraska and served as Program Manager for the At Ease program. She currently works for the Veterans Administration.