With exceptional power, Robinson exposes both the gravity and levity of relationships — formed in duty, in fear, in need — and the subtle ways we attempt to escape their persistent pull. At turns humourous, chilling and tender, Robinson’s fiction displays a versatility in tone and subject that mirrors the stories of our lives, real or imagined, domestic or exotic. His writing elevates the "What If?" to new imaginary heights.
About the author
Robinson's stories have appeared in The Malahat Review, Grain, Canadian Forum, Descant, The New Quarterly and other literary magazines in Canada and the U.S. "The Dream King, " "Gaps" and "Hotel Paradiso" were nominated for the coveted Journey Prize in 1994, 1995 and 1996. Two stories published in Saturday Night were nominated for the National Magazine Award. He lives in Toronto.