Michelle Janine Robinson

Michelle Janine Robinson is the author of Color Me Grey, More Than Meets the Eye, and Serial Typical. Her short story “Mi Destino” was included in Zane’s New York Times bestseller Caramel Flava, and her short story contribution “The Quiet Room” was a featured story in the New York Times bestseller Succulent: Chocolate Flava II. Michelle is a native New Yorker and the mother of identical twin boys.

Books by this Author

On the Other Side
More Than Meets the Eye
Strange Fruit
Serial Typical
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I would love to live out the rest of my life outside of the United States, preferably in France

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I most identify with Marilyn Monroe - a fragile creature, who wanted nothing more than to be loved.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Human beings should try harder to be nicer to one another.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?


A life very close to my own sense of nirvana - some level of overall peace and calm, my children happy and healthy, the security of home, a soul mate to grow happily old with and academic fulfillment.

Author Voices

November 18, 2013

I can remember watching an episode of Sex and The City, in which the main character, Carrie Bradshaw was appalled at the fact that the man she was dating broke up with her via a post-it-note. Understandably, many female viewers were appalled at the possibility. However, there were men and even some women who understood the reasoning behind a post-it breakup. It’s abrupt, it’s less dramatic (in some people’s opinions) and it doesn’t allow for a great degree of discussion, tears or arguing. It’s sort of like ripping off a bandaid very quickly. Well, now, who needs a post-it when you’ve got email, cell phones and... see more

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