Robin Rowland is a gay Canadian author, playwright and visual journalist based in Kitimat, on the wilderness of northwestern coast of British Columbia. His recent anthology contributions are Aranzazu Banks in the horror anthology Canadian Dreadful; Mother of Stars, in Dreaming the Goddess; Dragon Hunter in Citadels of Darkover and Tricky Things (co written with Deborah Ross) in Crossroads of Darkover.
He is the author of five non-fiction books, including three historical investigations, two on Canadian Prohibition gangsters, King of the Mob, and Undercover Cases of the RCMP’s Most Secret Operative and A River Kwai Story The Sonkrai Tribunal (published by Allen and Unwin in Australia) on Japanese war crimes during the Second World War. He co-wrote Researching on the Internet, published in 1995 one of the first books on how to search the internet. His radio plays A Truthful Witness (Scales of Justice) King of the Bootleggers (Morningside Drama written with James Dubro) and Hot Coffee (Morningside Drama) were produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp in the 1980s. He worked as a news producer and videographer for the Canadian TV networks for three decades and continues to work as an author with a couple of works in progress and an independent visual journalist, shooting both still photographs and video.