Robin Rivers

Author, The Sibylline Chronicles

I can’t remember a time without writing. A lifetime ago, I kicked off a journalism career as a copy runner, getting the copy from the newsroom to paste-up in the basement of my local newspaper. Since then, I’ve worked as a writer at daily newspapers, magazines, and online publications across North America.

I’ve received the National (U.S.) Mental Health Association Media Award and The Golden Bell Award for a series in which I spent six months detailing the lives of three people with schizophrenia. I also earned numerous Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists awards for news writing in the United States.

I currently guide young people to find their writing voices and develop their skills as CEO of Quill Academy of Creative Writing. 

Born in the mist of Niagara Falls, N.Y., I grew up in Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains.  I crossed the border into Canada many years later after agreeing to marry some Canadian guy on our second date (we’ve been married twenty years now, so . . .) My husband, daughters, and Hypatia, our sphynx cat, tolerate me most of the time

My debut novel, Woman On The Wall, came out on Sept. 6, 2022. Plan to snag a copy of Vol. 2, The Mother House, in the Fall of 2023.

I live and write on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations in Vancouver, Canada.

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Robin Rivers has penned an edge-of-your-seat historical thriller that combines the hunt of a lost masterpiece with a mother’s desperate search for her daughter in the waning days of World War two and a coverup that spans centuries . . . ratcheting up the tension and intrigue page after page in this unputdownable read.

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  • Virtual French Book Tour - Where In The World Is Woman On The Wall

  • Live Book Launch Party

    Ninth + Vine Studio KitsilanoCome celebrate the launch of Woman On The Wall, The Sibylline Chronicles Vol. 1 at Ninth + Vine Studio, 2308 W. Broadway Ave., in Kitsilano.

    When: Sept. 7, 2022
    Time: 7-9 p.m.

    Books will be available at the event. (cash only, $25.99)

    Robin will be joined by Vancouver textile artists Corinna Hammond and Alyssa Wood.

    Light refreshments will also be served. All ages welcome.