Robbie Slapvox is the founder of, a writing program at a psych hospital for suicidal adolescents.

His stories and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Passages North, Redivider, Reed Magazine, Brevity, Harpur Palate, Anderbo, descant, Watershed Review, Bare Root Review, Front Porch Journal, Controlled Burn, Clackamas Literary Review, Red Clay Review, finalist in 580 Split Fiction Contest, Zone 3, Aura Literary Arts Review, Wheelhouse Magazine, Glossolalia, and Happy.

He holds an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte, where he studied with Jenny Offill, David Payne,  Elissa Schappel and Naeem Murr.