Ray Robertson is a Canadian novelist and contributing book reviewer at The Globe and Mail who lives in Toronto, Ontario. His most recent work, "Why Not? Fifteen Reasons to Live," was short-listed for the Hilary Weston Prize for non-fiction and long-listed for the Charles Taylor Prize for non-fiction. Robertson's newest novel "I Was There the Night He Died" was published in May 2014. In 2016, he published the non-fiction "Lives of the Poets (with Guitars)."