Chris Benjamin is the managing editor of Atlantic Books Today. He is also the author of Boy With A Problem; Indian School Road; Eco-Innovators and Drive-by Saviours; as well as several short stories in anthologies and journals.
As a social worker and educator, and as a person with relatives and friends who are former residents, Wanda Lauren Taylor is well positioned to write The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children: The Hurt, the Hope, and the Healing.
The Motorcyclist is a novel of Halifax in the Jim Crow era and shows the clearest of colour lines as itmaps the city and its late 1950s landmarks. Yet, the issues Carl and the women he loves and hurts remain as current as asphalt.