Robert Weaver (1921-2008) was a Canadian author, editor, and literary critic.
Born in Niagara Falls and educated at the University of Toronto, Weaver served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. From 1948 to 1985, Robert Weaver worked at the CBC where he created a series of shows that identified and featured then unknown Canadian writers such as Alice Munro, Mordecai Richler, Timothy Findley, Margaret Atwood, and Leonard Cohen.

Weaver’s literary works include his collections of Canadian short stories, which he selected and introduced, showcasing the richness and diversity of Canadian storytelling.

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