Noted LI Author, Robyn K. Schneider Joins Alec Baldwin For Hamptons Benefit

Long Island native, author and mother of twin autistic sons Alex and Jamie, Robyn K. Schneider, graciously accepted the offer to be one of a select group of noted authors at the 11th annual Authors Night.
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LONG ISLAND, N.Y. - July 29, 2015 - PRLog -- Long Island native, author and mother of twin autistic sons Alex and Jamie, Robyn K. Schneider, graciously accepted the offer to be one of a select group of noted authors at the 11th annual Authors Night, the premier literary event of the Hamptons summer season. Co-Founding Chairs Alec Baldwin and Barbara Goldsmith selected a small yet distinguished group of authors for this year’s event. Authors Night is held annually to benefit the East Hampton Library.

Robyn and Allan Schneider were like most young couples in love – full of ambition and an unquenchable thirst for life. Being a mother was always a dream of Robyn’s; so when her beautiful twin sons were born, she and her husband felt truly blessed. They were happy babies that smiled and laughed all the time – until one day they stopped. At 21 months old, both Alex and Jamie were diagnosed with severe autism. They grew to become non-verbal with extremely challenging behaviors. Through the nearly unbearable pain, Robyn set into motion a plan that would assure her sons enjoyed an endurable happiness.

Robyn’s highly acclaimed new book, ‘Silent Running: Our Family's Journey to the Finish Line with Autism,’ is an inspirational story of perseverance, resilience, and the power of unremitting love; as told through the eyes of a loving mother. Robyn invites readers into her home as her family overcomes the challenges of autism, her husband’s Multiple Sclerosis and even her own aggressive breast cancer. She shares how her family found running to be a panacea for many of the ills they faced and a way for a family to bond. Silent Running was released by Triumph Books on April 1st. (Silent Running book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zjUaByYtIY )



The 11th annual Authors Night event will take  place under a festive grand tent on Saturday, August 8th, from 5 to 7:30 pm, in the Village of East Hampton, New York.  In excess of 2,500 guests will arrive for a book signing and authors’ reception cocktail party. All proceeds from the book sales (list price) and event ticket purchases (beginning at $100) benefit the East Hampton Library as a charitable contribution. Authors Night is the premier literary event of the Hamptons summer season. It is held annually to benefit the East Hampton Library.

Robyn K.  Schneider is available for interviews. To schedule an interview or for more information please contact:

Joe Ullrich

Omni Publicity & PR Group

http://www.OmniPublicity.com

Robyn K.  Schneider’s websites:

http://www.autismrunners.com

http://www.robynkschneider.com

Robyn K.  Schneider on ABC Good Morning America:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJcR3R0rQYY

Robyn K. Schneider on ABC World News with David Muir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V0wc4fUrtE

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Joe Ullrich
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