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Robert McDonald

Born: Mt. Clemens, Michigan
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: McDonald has lived in Chicago for 15 years.

Biography: 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.

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

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Robert McDonald on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A field guide to gay & lesbian Chicago /
ISBN: 1893121038 OCLC: 70249202