Meet Kenyon’s Newest Author, Rioghnach Robinson ’16

(via Facebook)

(via Facebook)

Has your tiny, collegiate body ever ingestsed a beautiful novel and thought, “Wow, this is all I want to create and more! The plot twists, the unexpected heroism, the heartwarming message – every part of this book-reading experience is glorious, and I would love to replicate it with words of my own!” These may or may not have been the thoughts of soon-to-be-published YA author Rioghnach Robinson ’16, whose book Seven Ways We Lie (published under the pseudonym “Riley Redgate”) hits shelves March 8th. We asked Robinson a few questions regarding her book and her writing process. Aspiring novelists, take note!

The Kenyon Thrill: Can you give us a brief summary of your book?
Robinson: Yes! Narrated from the perspective of seven high school juniors, one for each of the seven deadly sins, Seven Ways We Lie explores how the ripple effect from a teacher-student relationship forces each of the seven to confront their central flaw.

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Inside the Writer’s Notebook: Ríoghnach Robinson ’16

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Courtesy of Ríoghnach’s Facebook.

It’s a writer! It’s a musician! It’s an economist! It’s Ríoghnach Robinson ’16! Robinson’s most recent accomplishment is publishing a book! It’s a young adult contemporary (YA) novel called Seven Ways We Lie, which is set for release on March 8, 2016 (it’s available for pre-order on Amazon here), and will be coming to a Barnes and Noble near you.

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