Trans Day of Visibility: Books for Kids and Teens

For Trans Day of Visibility 2016, I thought I’d share some books with trans characters that I have either read and loved, or am looking forward to picking up. Happy reading! Picture Books: In these books for small kids, I’ve included some about characters who are gender non-conforming, though they may or may not identify (now […]

Ready, Set, LAUNCH!

I can’t believe it is that time… the first launch event for PRIDE: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY is coming up in just a few weeks! This is my first non-fiction book– and it is so close to my heart, because it is about our beautiful, complicated, diverse and fabulous LGBTQ community. I came out as […]

Kiddle, the homophobic search engine for kids

So as you have probably heard, there is a new search engine called Kiddle which describes itself as a safe search engine for kids. Too bad it’s actually dangerous. Too bad it’s actually a homophobic body-shaming way to tell kids that sexuality is bad, the LGBT community is bad, and their own curiosity about bodies […]

Who Wants a Copy of Pride?

I’m giving away ten copies of my book, PRIDE: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY. You probably know how this works- but if you haven’t entered a Goodreads giveway before, it is super easy to do. Just follow the link below! And if you want to read a bit more about the book, check out the early […]

PRIDE is in the news- in Uganda!

My new book, PRIDE: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY is featured in the KUCHU TIMES and I couldn’t be more excited and honored. Kuchu is a slang word adopted by Uganda’s LGBTI people to discreetly identify themselves and speak more safely about LGBTI issues in a climate where openly identifying as LGBTI is difficult and highly dangerous. […]

Giveaway for My YA Novel, Under Threat

I’m giving away ten copies of my new YA novel, Under Threat! It’ll be published March 1, by Orca Books. You can enter to win on Goodreads- just follow the link below. Goodreads Book Giveaway Under Threat by Robin Stevenson Giveaway ends February 28, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

First Review for PRIDE!

I’m always rather anxious during that time period between  advance copies going out and the first review of my newest book appearing. That’s been even more true with my book about Pride- because it is about our beautiful, diverse and complicated LGBTQ community, and it feels so important for young readers and so personal for me, and […]

I’m Going to Quebec!

I am so thrilled to announce that I’ll be spending a week in Quebec this spring, visiting schools and talking to kids and teens as part of the TD Canadian Children’s Book Week Tour! I am particularly happy to be going to Quebec, since– other than a grade eight school trip to Quebec City — I […]

The Bees Take Flight: Book Launch!

The Summer We Saved the Bees is officially launched! Monday evening was the Orca Books fall launch here in Victoria, and we had a lovely evening at Munro’s Books- Canada’s most beautiful bookstore. Five authors and one illustrator presented their newest books. Huge thanks to the fabulous supportive crowd who came out and helped us […]

School visits: It’s all about the BEES!

This fall, I’m teaming up with non-fiction author and urban bee-keeper, Merrie Ellen Wilcox, and offering bee-themed school visits for grades 4-8. Please get in touch if you have questions– and do share this to help us spread the buzz about the bees!