Faber Writing Academy testimonial at Emerging Writers Festival

A short video chatting to Gillian May from Faber Writing Academy about my experience with them. (Excuse the tired eyes!)

‘I went from being someone who had kept his writing hidden to calling myself a writer.’
Rob McDonald, Writing a Novel (2016). His first book The Nancys will be published by Allen & Unwin in 2019.


Emerging Writers’ Festival 2018

Really looking forward to doing a Faber Academy session at Melbourne’s Emerging Writers’ Festival with my Faber teacher and brilliant author Paddy O’Reilly.

Saturday 23rd June 12pm, State Library Victoria, Conference Centre
179 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000


The Nancys being published by Allen and Unwin

Jane Palfreyman, R.W.R.McDonald and Grace Heifetz

Great news to share. My debut novel, The Nancys, will be published by the amazing Jane Palfreyman at Allen and Unwin, coming out in 2019.

Huge thanks to Grace Heifetz at Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd for everything!!!