Robert Dayton's pen-and-ink heartbreak book entitled The Empty Bed is available from Impulse [b] at: https://www.impulse-b.com/products-page/impulsebooks/the-empty-bed/. The Canadian Romantic, his previous pen-and-ink art book, was published by PITT Projects. Robert is currently working on a non-fiction book about Canadian Glam, you can subscribe to his Patreon at: www.patreon.com/canadianglam

Robert Dayton's art and/or writing have appeared in the books Kid Power (Spectacular Optical), Young Adult (Blank Cheque), Lost in The Grooves: Scram’s Capricious Guide To The Music You Missed (Routledge), Cinema Sewer (Fab), Kid Power (Spectacular Optical), Ink Studs (Conundrum), Fantasy art (Swimmers Group) as well as The Onion, Nicolas Winding Refn’s film site byNWR, long running music magazine Roctober, Paper Rodeo, Broken Pencil, CBC Radio, international noise magazine Bananafish and a long running culture column for Vancouver free weekly Terminal City and numerous other spots gone, went, here, there and to come. In 1999 he co-created, co-edited and wrote a whole bunch for the fun cultural newspaper The Drippy Gazette.

In 2013 he won a National Magazine Award for Pagelicker, a lit author interview video series on Hazlitt (Random House). He spent the prize money on candy.
Robert received his Masters of Fine Arts from The University of Waterloo in 2015.

Robert writes most of the lyrics for his musical acts the romantic Glam of Hallmark, song-and-dance duo Canned Hamm, Canada's wildest and most unpredictable musical act ever July Fourth Toilet, NEW HORIZZZONS, Wet Dirt, and downer folk damage group Points Gray: all of which have wildly different albums that you should seek out.

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Complete publishing history (PDF)

Selected writing CV (PDF)

Canadian Glam project:


Article on La Troupe Grotesque:


Interview with Maura Doyle:



Appreciation of the movie "IMPULSE!":



Pagelicker videos:



Fiction writing:

The Drippy Gazette Archive: