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Poetry  |  Photography  |  History
Regional & Cultural  |  United States - Virginia
Publication Date - February 14, 2016
​ISBN 978-1-942882-04-6  |  Paperback
B&W  |  130 pages  |  7.5 x 9.25  |  $16​​
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Sara Robinson's father, Hobby Robinson, was one of the most important photographers of the 20th century to be so little well-known, at least outside the Shenandoah Valley of central Virginia. He chronicled over three generations of Elkton townsfolk, compiling and self-publishing nine books. Using his vast collection of photographs, his own and those he obtained, he gave us a people and a place. Sometimes the Little Town is Sara's gift of ekphrastic poetry inspired by the portraits in her father's collection. And like her father's work as a photographer, Sara's poetry is a tribute to little towns everywhere. 

                                                       Read more about Sara...

UVA-WISE
WISE, VA

The Heritage Museum - DAYTON, VA

Michie Tavern
Tavern Gift Shop & General Store
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Noon Whistle Pottery
STANARDSVILLE, VA
Sara Robinson's selfie with her father's Graflex camera.
​​a virginia publisher
Ash Lawn-Highland 
Home of James Monroe
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
COMING SOON!
Sometimes the Little Town
by Sara M. Robinson

     A loving waltz of poetry and

     photographs of mid-twentieth

     century life in Elkton, Virginia.​

            ~MARTHA H. WOODROOF

                  WMRA Public Radio, Producer of
                  The Spark, Author of Small Blessings