Robert McGill was born and raised in Wiarton, Ontario. His first novel, The Mysteries, was named one of the top five Canadian fiction books of 2004 by Quill & Quire, and his short fiction has appeared in The Journey Prize Anthology and Toronto Life. His nonfiction book The Treacherous Imagination: Intimacy, Ethics, and Autobiographical Fiction is forthcoming. A Rhodes Scholar and fellow with the Harvard Society of Fellows, he lives in Toronto, where he writes and teaches. Visit Robert at robert-mcgill.com.