Robertson, Ray, 1966-

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Robertson, Ray, 1966-

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1966-

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Ray Robertson, author, was born and raised in Chatham, Ontario. He graduated from the University of Toronto (B.A. Hon., Philosophy) and Southwest Texas State University (Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing), and has taught creative writing and literature at the University of Toronto and York University. He wrote the novels "Home movies" (1997), "Heroes" (2000, republished in 2015), "Gently down the stream" (2005), "Moody food" (2006 in the United States, 2010 in Canada), "What happened later" (2007, translated into French in 2012), "David" (2009), and "I was there the night he died" (2014). His non-fiction includes "Mental hygiene : essays on writers and writing" (2003), "Why not? Fifteen reasons to live (2011, translated into German in 2012), and "Lives of the poets (with guitars)" (2016), as well as book reviews for "The Globe and mail."

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2015-04-18. Anna St.Onge - updated, corrected dates of existence, added VIAF identifier. Corrected some stylistic elements to bio sketch.

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