Robinson is the author of two books: Electricity (2006), shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (alongside Cormac McCarthy - one of Robinson’s major influences) and the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award. Electricity has also been optioned by Stone City Films and is being translated into German by Marebukverlag, and also available as a digital audiobook. Electricity is being studied at Manchester Metropolitan University on the 21st Century Writers course.
Robinson’s second novel The Man Without, was published by Picador in July 2008. In this novel he writes about his difficult teenage years growing up a small farming community with lesbian parents and his experiences of rural poverty.