Robert Edison Sandiford

Robert is the author of the novel And Sometimes They Fly (DC Books, 2013); three short story collections, Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall (Empyreal Press/The Independent Press, 1995), The Tree of Youth (DC Books, 2005), and Intimacy 101: Rooms & Suites (The Independent Press, 2013); 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. DeaneShouts from the Outfield: The ArtsEtc Cricket Anthology (AE Books, 2007), and Green Readings, Barbados: The First Five Years (AE Books, 2012). 

     

His new short story collection, Fairfield: The Last Sad Stories of G. Brandon Sisnett, is forthcoming in November 2015 from DC Books. 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.