Alina Rubin
Celebrating heroines with strong voices and able hands

About the Author

Alina Rubin is an IT professional and a mom, who, during the pandemic, used the time and energy saved on the commute to write her first book, an adventure of a nineteen-century woman surgeon. Writing became her passion, and her characters took her on a journey beyond her wildest dreams. Her debut novel, A Girl with a Knife, Book 1 of Hearts and Sails Series, has won the Illinois Author Project 2022 Competition.
Alina obtained a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business and Information Technology from DePaul University. She lives near Chicago with her husband and daughter. When not working or writing, she enjoys yoga, hiking, and traveling.