Join Leo Brent Robillard at the Vibrant Voices of Ontario tent at Word on the Street TO hosted by Jacob McArthur Mooney to discuss Robillard's latest novel, The Road to Atlantis.
Date: Sunday, September 27
Time: 3:45–4:15 p.m.
Location: Harbourfront Centre
Address: 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
The Road to Atlantis
Following the coast on their summer vacation, the Henrys stop at the beach to break up the monotony of their road trip. Matty and Nat build castles in the sand as Anne and David take turns minding the children. A moment of distraction, a blink of the eye, and the life they know is swept away forever.
Like shipwrecks lost at sea, each member of the family sinks under the weight of their shared tragedy. All seems lost but life is long. There are many ways to heal a wound, there are many ways to form a family, and as the Henrys discover, there are many roads to Atlantis.
Leo Brent Robillard is an author and an educator. His work has appeared in various magazines, journals, and anthologies in Canada and abroad. He is a past recipient of the George Johnston Poetry Prize, the Ray Burell Award for Poetry and the Cold Steel Crime and Mystery Award. He is the author of three Turnstone Press novels, Leaving Wyoming, Houdini’s Shadow, and Drift. He lives, teaches, and writes in Ontario.
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