Robin Winter

Robin Winter first wrote and illustrated a manuscript on ‘Chickens and their Diseases’ in second grade. Born in Nebraska, she’s lived in a variety of places, Nigeria, New Hampshire, upper New York state and California. She pursues a career in oil painting under the name of Robin Gowen, specializing in landscape. Her work can be viewed at Sullivan Goss Gallery in Santa Barbara. Robin is married to a paleobotanist, who corrects the science in both her paintings and her stories. She’s published science fiction short stories. Her first novel, a historical thriller, comes out this fall through Imajin Booksof Edmonton, Canada.

In Robin’s novel Night Must Wait, four American women friends pursue power in Africa, when the explosion of the Nigerian civil war triggers murderous civil war between them.

Read Susan Finlay’s interview with author Robin Winter.