Rob McDonald is a Kiwi living in Melbourne with his two daughters and an extended rainbow family including HarryCat and Stevie Nicks the chicken. Rob realised while studying journalism that writing fiction, rather than reporting facts, was his true bent.
The Nancys is being published by Allen and Unwin with a release date June 2019. This is his first novel.
Rob is a 2016 alumnus of Faber Academy’s Writing a Novel Stage 1 and 2 where he worked on his manuscript The Nancys. In 2017 The Nancys was Highly Commended in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards for an Unpublished Manuscript.
Outside of writing Rob works in international education.
Clues relating to The Nancys can be found on the home page of this website.
Rob McDonald is represented by Grace Heifetz at Left Bank Literary.