About

Author with Children from Program

Author with Children from Program

Robert J. Brodey is a Toronto-based writer and photographer. With twenty-three years experience in the field, he has been published in numerous national and international publications, including The Houston Chronicle, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Decanter, Travel Week, Outpost Magazine, Canadian Interiors, Exclaim!, Now Magazine, Tico Times, Costa Rica’s premier architecture magazine, Su Casa, Decanter Magazine, and the British fiction series, Raconteur.

He is a member of The Canadian Association of Journalists and the Professional Writers Association of Canada. He is also a proud member of PEN Canada, which is committed to defending freedom of opinion and the peaceful expression of such opinion globally.

Updated October 2017: In May, Robert jogged/walked across Gran Canaria. You can read about his island adventure in his 18 page feature in Outpost Magazine (Issue 119 November/December 2017).

Update September 2016: Check out the September issue of Outpost Magazine for Robert’s latest feature about the French Pyrenees and tackling the 40 kilometre alpine trail race Course des RefugesWatch the race video and some archival footage from his early days in the Pyrenees

Update September 2016: If you are in Toronto this October, visit Robert’s photography exhibit, The Geography of Light at Urban Gallery at 400 Queen Street East.

Update April 2016: Robert returns to Nicaragua, a Central American country rich in history and culture. He may have some features up his sleeve, too.

Update December 2015: Along with a dedicated group of Torontonians, Robert has begun a sponsorship group to assist resettling a Syrian family in Canada. Check out The Marhaba Committee.

Update June 2015: Robert’s first novel, a political thriller called  Josef’s Lair,  is now available in paperback at Amazon and as an ebook at Indigo. You can download the first three chapters for free (epub, mobi, etc.) following this link to Smashwords.

Fall 2014: In the summer, Robert jogged/walked the 170 kilometre Tour du Mont Blanc, a 5 day alpine adventure with over 10,000 metres of climbs and descents. Watch the video here. You can also read about this 5 day adventure in his 14 page feature in Outpost Magazine (Issue 102, Fall 2014).

Other sites featuring Robert Brodey’s work: www.cloudgazer.com, www.humanspirit.ca