Robert Edison Sandiford is the author of several books, among them The Tree of Youth, winner of Barbados’ Governor General’s Award of Excellence in Literary Arts; And Sometimes They Fly, recipient of a BMA “Brands of Barbados” Award; and Sand for Snow, shortlisted for the Frank Collymore Literary Award. His erotic graphic novels for NBM Publishing have been called “imaginably simple [yet] also imaginatively complex” by the poet George Elliott Clarke. In 2003, he founded, with sister writer Linda M. Deane, ArtsEtc Inc. He has worked as a journalist, publisher, teacher, and, with Warm Water Productions, producer. His essays and short stories have appeared in numerous journals, magazines, and anthologies. Fairfield from DC Books is his most recent title.