Robert McDonald

From Illinois Authors
Jump to: navigation, search

General Information

Name: Robert McDonald

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction; Poetry

Born: Mt. Clemens, Michigan



Illinois Connection

McDonald has lived in Chicago for 15 years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert McDonald has lived in Chicago for over 20 years. He works at an independent bookstore. McDonald is an avid reader, and a widely-published poet. His reviews and reportage have appeared in Windy City Times, Publishers Weekly, Stagebill, and the Chicago Reader, and he was awarded a 2009 Illinois Arts Council Literary award for a poem appearing in Court Green. He lives with his partner in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. A native of Mt. Clemens, Michigan, McDonald is a graduate of Michigan State University.

Published Works

  • A Field Guide to Gay and Lesbian Chicago, Lake Claremont Press , 2006 - written with Kathie Bergquist

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

2009 Illinois Arts Council Literary Award for the poem, "Postcard Written at the Perfect Cup," appearing in the journal Court Green.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Robert McDonald on WorldCat

Robert McDonald on Amazon


This page can only be edited by Illinois Center for the Book staff, this author or this author's representatives. Please contact us for access.