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Award winning author of two novels, one book of verse. Recipient of "The Dream Award", "The Steinbeck Award". Fluent in 4 languages.


Background Information

Born and raised in Salt Lake City, the author's entire body of work with the exception of poetry, is set in his hometown. He was published by "The Library of Congresss" in audio form for the visually impaired at the age of 19. He is the author of the critically acclaimed novel "Fill My Eyes" and most recently "Heart of a Hobo", book two of "The Great Depression Trilogy".

A devoted Steinbeck follower, his influences include William Faulkner and John O'Hara. He has been descriped as an author "with a Steinbeckian mentality and the writing style of a Southern Gothic along the lines of William Faulkner and Carson McCullers."

The author is returning to "The Author's Den" after a long absence. He is fluent in 4  languages and has won two major book awards and currently a semi-finalist in a major worldwide poetry contest. His books have been major critical successes and can be found anywhere on the internet or in a favorite book and mortar store.

Mr. Robertson is currently revising "The Backside of Yesterday", the first novel in his "Great Depression Trilogy".  He currently resides in North Carolina, but dreams of returning to his native Utah roots.

The author is a motion picture devotee and fan of the late Susan Hayward and Jean Simmons. Other influences include music, Rosemary Clooney, Linda Ronstadt, Connie Francis and Connie Smith. He is a top reviewer on Amazon and Ebay.

In his spare time, the author studies languages and devotes his time to his small family and his cat Sassy Macuseulah. Many of his poems have been previously posted on The Author's Den.

 

 

Birth Place
Salt Lake City, UT US
Accomplishments

"The Dream Award" for western fiction 2010
"The John Steinbeck Short Story Award" 1986
"The Worldwide Poetry Movement" 2011 (a finalist, contest ends in December)
Fluent in French, Spanish, German and English.

Additional Information

"Fill My Eyes" a novel 2008 "Broken Windows, Reflections a Fool" a book of verse 2009 "Heart of a Hobo" a novel 2011

Favorite Links

"Heart of a Hobo"
A site dedicated to the author's current novel including reviews, book snippets and video trailer.

"Fill My Eyes"
Book excerpts, reviews and trailer for the first novel.

"Terry Robertson"
A new site devoted to the Author and his work.

"The Backside of Yesterday"
A newly developed site for the forthcoming novel includes photos, excerpts, and video trailer.




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