On October 22, at 3 pm, A. J. B. Johnston will be at the University of New Brunswick, in the Windsor Room (Tilley 123), to talk about his transition from an historian to a novelist. The event is sponsored by the Atlantic Canada Studies Centre.
Robert McGill was born in Wiarton, Ontario and grew up there. His first novel, The Mysteries, was named one of the top five Canadian fiction books of 2004 by Quill & Quire.
His second novel, Once We Had a Country (2013), is published by Knopf Canada.
His non-fiction book, The Treacherous Imagination: Intimacy, Ethics, and Autobiographical Fiction (2013), is published by The Ohio State University Press.
Robert has published short fiction in Hazlitt, Toronto Life, The Journey Prize Anthology, Grain, The Dalhousie Review, The Fiddlehead, The New Quarterly, and Descant. He is an associate professor in the Department of English at the University of Toronto, where he teaches Canadian Literature and Creative Writing.
Visit Robert at robert-mcgill.com.