Lorilyn arrived home on Mother's Day 1994 with Manisha from Nepal and on January 24, 2000 with Joy from
LORILYN ROBERTS is an award-winning Christian author who
writes for the young and the young at heart. She has been a speaker at various events and functions, including
women’s groups, adoption support groups, and writer workshops. Lorilyn is the former president of the Gainesville
Chapter of Word Weavers International. She is the founder of the John 3:16 Marketing Network, a network of Christian
authors originally formed to launch books with a Christian worldview.
not writing books, Lorilyn provides closed captioning for television. Lorilyn has appeared on many radio and television
shows, including WATC 57 Friends & Neighbors out of Atlanta, Georgia, and Discovery Channel’s Monsters Inside
Me related to increasing awareness of parasitic infections in international adoption.
Lorilyn is a single mother by choice. She adopted
her two daughters from Nepal and Vietnam. Read her Amazon best-selling memoir, Children of Dreams, endorsed by New York Times best-selling author Jerry Jenkins, and be inspired.
Lorilyn graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Alabama
in 1991. Her studies included spending two weeks in Israel at the start of the Gulf War and touring England, Australia, New
Zealand, and several countries in Europe. She later attended the Institute of Children's Literature and earned her Master
of Arts in Creative Writing from Perelandra College.