Robert Edison Sandiford

Robert is the author of the novel And Sometimes They Fly (DC Books, 2013); four short story collections, Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall (Empyreal Press/The Independent Press, 1995), The Tree of Youth (DC Books, 2005),  Intimacy 101: Rooms & Suites (The Independent Press, 2013), and Fairfield: The Last Sad Stories of G. Brandon Sisnett (DC Books, 2015); the graphic novels Attractive Forces (NBM, 1997), Stray Moonbeams (NBM, 2002) and Great Moves (NBM, 2010); a travel memoir, Sand for Snow: A Caribbean-Canadian Chronicle (DC Books, 2003); and edited with Linda M. Deane Shouts from the Outfield: The ArtsEtc Cricket Anthology (AE Books, 2007) and Green Readings, Barbados: The First Five Years (AE Books, 2012). 


Robert has worked as a journalist, book publisher, video producer (with Warm Water Productions), and teacher. He has won awards for both his writing and editing, including Barbados’ Governor General’s Award of Excellence in Literary Arts and the Harold Hoyte Award, respectively.  Current projects include a memoir about his father's influence and a comic strip examining "life in the middle."