Full-Time Faculty

Donnelle McGee at podium giving a reading.

Donnelle McGee

Full-Time Faculty
(408) 855-5042
[email protected]
Office Location: SEC-248L

Donnelle McGee is the author of the novel Ghost Man (Sibling Rivalry Press), Shine, a novella, (Sibling Rivalry Press), and Naked, a collection of poetry (Unbound Content). His work has appeared in Controlled Burn, Colere, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, Home Planet News, Iodine Poetry Journal, Permafrost, River Oak Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, and Willard & Maple, among others. His work has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His newest book, American Reverie, is a call-and-response poetry collection created with coauthor Synnika Lofton. Donnelle is the founder and publisher of Thera Books, an independent publishing house based in Sacramento, California.


  • M.A. in Counselor Education, San Jose State University
  • MFA in Creative Writing, Goddard College
  • B.A. in Sociology and a Minor in Journalism, California State University, Stanislaus

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