A robust error-space controller for an amplitude modulated resonating fiber scanner is developed and implemented. Using a nonlinear dynamics model, the system’s open loop temporal response for a spiral scan pattern is simulated and compared to experiments to understand scan distortions, such as, toroid, swirl, and beating. A feedback linearized linear quadratic regulator based on error dynamics drives the tracking error to zero. Controller simulations determine robustness limits, and effects of fiber nonlinearities and actuator time delay. Using real-time hardware, the controller asymptotically tracks and is capable of removing the scan distortions. Image acquisition with the controlled scanner produces nearly pixel accurate images.