Ellison Robertson's
, painting and writing is rooted in the communities and history of Cape Breton. His paintings have presented images of working-class life, labour history, and traditions and social life as recalled by the Island's remaining Gaelic speakers. His publications include, Cranberry Head: Stories and Paintings (University College of Cape Breton Press 1985) and the novel In Love With Then (Goose Lane 1992). A recently completed novel, Sadderdays will appear in the coming year.


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