Robyn Hood Black - children's author, poet, artist

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Hanging with fellow Georgia writers (from top, l-r) Tracy Walker, Heather Kolich, Donna Bowman, (bottom, middle) Janice Hardy and Paula Puckett
photo by Steve Kolich

Susan Rosson Spain, Robyn Hood Black, Elizabeth Dulemba, and Myra Meade at the Hall Book Exchange in Gainesville, Ga.
photo by Mel Hornsby

Southern Breeze Kudos Kites 09 - Donna, Robyn, Heather, Sarah, and Peggy

Robyn with Kathleen Duey, author extraordinaire

Robyn with Alaska Nature Writer Debbie Miller

photo by Robyn Hood Black
Paul B. Janeczko

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Life on the Deckle Edge

Zoofari Polo Party

January 31, 2009

Tags: Chestatee Wildlife Preserve

The folks at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve are putting together a Sunday afternoon of family fun and fundraising at Chukkar Farm and Polo Club in Alpharetta, Ga! It will be Sunday May 3rd, 2009 from 1 to 5 p.m. I'll post a reminder closer to the date, but now is the time to join the effort (more…)

Want to Write or Illustrate for Children?

January 25, 2009

SPRINGMINGLE 2009 is just around the corner!

This is my third and last year to coordinate the annual SCBWI Southern Breeze Spring Conference in Atlanta, Feb. 27 - Mar. 1. I am SO very excited about this event!

Keynote speaker Kathleen Duey will share her wit, wisdom, and advice, and our guest editors will be Caitlyn Dlouhy (Atheneum), (more…)

Dreams and Visions

January 19, 2009

We host a weekly small group for high school students from our church youth group. Tonight, it seemed appropriate to talk about dreams and reflect on this day, MLK Day, and on this amazing moment in history just hours away.

I read THIS IS THE DREAM by my author friend Diane Z. Shore, co-written with Jessica Alexander and illustrated by James Ransome. A powerful picture book. Also, (more…)

Read, Write, Howl

January 14, 2009

Tags: wolves

Happy New Year!

The time has come... to blog. Yesterday, I received an email inquiry which completely made my day. The Museum Retail Director at the International Wolf Center in Ely, MN, asked for contact information about ordering WOLVES, saying, "It will be a great book for us to sell- there isnít anything else like it that I am aware of."

The IWC - - is an amazing organization and facility dedicated to wolf education and preservation. Much of my research for WOLVES was generated from resources on the IWC website. Check out their wolfcams, and the Wolf Den store, where I hope to see my book offered soon!


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bio, photos, interview links, etc.
Explore a poem or two or five....
Explore this genre of sparely crafted poetry which offers endless depth. Resources for students, teachers, and writers.
Author visits
In schools or other settings, Robyn shares her passion for writing and encourages creativity. Presentations for all age groups.
In addition to writing books, Robyn has sold her writing to major children's magazines.
A rhyming tale of a young boy's knightly adventure with an imagined dragon.
Nonfiction, interactive book on wolves featuring giant pop-up and tons of info!