Robert Peate is the author of The Recovery, Sisyphus Shrugged, Money’s Men, the Sun Children series, and fifteen collections of short fiction and poetry. He calls his mind a word fountain. Though Peate is an independent author, his work has garnered the attention of some of the World’s most interesting readers.
Peate likes to provoke thought about social issues. He is currently writing Helvidia, the fourth novel in his dystopian Sun Children series. One of his recent short stories, a cathartic sequel to Ursula LeGuin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”, has been nominated for a 2022 Pushcart Prize.
“You and I are cursed with the need to create literary fiction.” —Robin Stratton-Johanson
“One of America’s most prolific and interesting writers. . . . [Your work is] far too dangerous in this wicked world.”—Howard McCord
“You’re kind of a male Margaret Atwood, hopping genres and writing deep stories.” —Sandra Fulbright-Myers