Author Biography

James E. Robinson is an award-winning songwriter, and a successful singer, producer, musician, author, counselor, and speaker. His songs have been recorded by major artists in country, Christian, and rock music, among them John Michael Montgomery, Restless Heart, The Martins, B.J. Thomas, Neal McCoy, Al Denson, Asleep At The Wheel, and many others. He has also recorded three CDs of his own: Prodigal Song, Clean, and Healer of My Heart. Jim has written numerous #1 inspirational hits; songs such as Be, Come and Fill This Place, and Healer of My Heart have been adapted into major choral arrangements and performed in places of worship worldwide.

A graduate of Christ Center School of Counseling and Addiction Studies, Jim also works as a professional Recovery Counselor in private practice in Nashville. Combining music, speaking, and educational workshop presentations, he travels and performs in churches, treatment centers, schools, and correctional facilities throughout the country.

In 2003, Jim published his first book, Prodigal Song: A Memoir, which garnered high acclaim. Midwest Book Review called it "a moving and life-affirming portrayal, spiritually rewarding and reader inspiring." Jim also publishes a monthly article on the Internet site Crosswalk.com. Other articles have appeared on CBN.com. These posts typically generate hundreds of Web site hits for Jim's ministry site: www.ProdigalSong.com and many new subscribers to Jim's e-newsletter list. For an inclusive list of Jim's articles, go to: http://www.prodigalsong.com/articles/index.html.

Jim’s debut fiction novel, The Flower of Grass, has been acquired by Lion Hudson/Monarch Books for 2008 release. He is currently working on his second novel and two nonfiction books.

Jim and his family live near Nashville, Tennessee.