Robert Gomez, author of Keeping Atlantis, was born and raised in metro Detroit.
In addition to his first published work, Book in Black, Robbie Gomez has served as a staff writer for the Monroe Street Journal (official newspaper of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan) and has been a contributing writer for mgoblog.com - a website dedicated to the Michigan Wolverines. He also wrote official press releases for the U-M men's water polo team from 2008-2010 and has been the PR Manager for Ann Arbor, MI-based non-profit WILL WORK FOR FOOD.
When Robbie Gomez is not writing, he is the lead singer/violist with the metro Detroit-based band, the Submarine Racers. At the University of Michigan, he was a 4-year member of the men's water polo team, where he doubled as the team president his junior and senior years. Additionally, in 2011, he served as an age-group swim coach for the Saline Stingrays Swim Team.
Robbie Gomez is a recent 2011 graduate of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) where he received his BBA from the Ross School of Business with a minor in Latina/o Studies. In the past, he has held marketing internships with Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI), Palace Sports & Entertainment (Auburn Hills, MI) and the Plymouth Whalers (Plymouth, MI).