Jo Roberts will be reading from her critically acclaimed book Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews and Arabs and the Ghosts of Catastrophe (Dundurn, 2013) at the Ottawa International Writers Festval. She'll also be interviewed on stage by Jim Creskey, publisher of Embassy, Canada's...
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.