About Robyn



Robyn Schneider is the bestselling author of The Beginning of Everything and Extraordinary Means, which have earned numerous starred reviews, appear on many state reading lists, and are published in over a dozen countries. Her next book, Invisible Ghosts, comes out in June from Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins. Robyn is a graduate of Columbia University, where she studied creative writing, and the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where she earned a Masters of Bioethics. She lives in Los Angeles, California, but also on the internet.

And now that the boring part is over…

Age: 31

Star sign: Taurus

Hometown: Irvine, California

Hogwarts House: Slytherin

Favorite books: The Secret History by Donna Tart, Theophilus North by Thornton Wilder, Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami, Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Looking for Alaska by John Green, A Darker Shade of Magic by VE Schwab, The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie King, The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling.

Favorite movies: Roman Holiday, Rushmore, Dead Poet’s Society, Legally Blonde, Midnight in Paris

Favorite TV shows: Outlander, Gilmore Girls, The Great British Bake Off, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, The West Wing, Doctor Who

Currently listening to: Haim, Jefferson Airplane, The Lumineers, St. Vincent

Favorite city: Paris, France

Favorite food: cheeseburgers

Go-to ice cream flavor: salted caramel

Go-to coffee order: flat white

Almost died while: choking on my own necklace during the drop on Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure

Really good at: picking the perfect books to read on airplanes, braiding hair

Really bad at: dancing, using scissors

Has a knack for: languages

Most of my wardrobe comes from: & Other Stories, Aritzia, Topshop, Weekday

Photos by Emily Sandifer Photography