Bob Armstrong is the author of the novel Dadolescence, published in 2011 by Turnstone Press, as well as a playwright and freelance writer.
Dadolescence is a comic novel about fatherhood and the changing role of men in a world where the old masculine virtues seem obsolete. It’s the story of a reluctant stay-at-home father and his relationships with his wife and son, his stay-at-home friends, his dreams and his reality.
Bob’s other writings include a dozen plays produced or workshopped in Western Canada, including Noble Savage, Savage Noble, which was published in 2004 in the anthology The West of All Possible Worlds: Six Contemporary Canadian Plays (Playwrights Canada Press).
He is also a freelance writer for a variety of government departments, newspapers, and trade magazines and the speechwriter for Manitoba’s Lieutenant Governor.
Bob lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with his wife Rosemary and son Sam.