Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi is an award-winning writer in Los Angeles, California. She takes delight in the sublime and the ridiculous, the extraordinary and the everyday, the magical and the mystical, and the wisdom that can be extracted from it all. With her degree in law, she has focused on her legal publishing career for many years, writing and editing treatises. But her first loves are history and fiction. Her historical novels, I, Sofia-Elisabete: Love Child of Colonel Fitzwilliam (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) and Only Sofia-Elisabete (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), were named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Indie Books of 2018 and 2021, respectively. Only Sofia-Elisabete was also honored with the B.R.A.G. Medallion. Her historical novella, Twelfth-Night Cake & the Rosings Ghost, was a finalist in the 2018 Wishing Shelf Book Awards in the UK. In 2021, her short story, “Goya’s Muse,” was published in The Copperfield Review.
Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi