Kentucky Tourism

Monahan, Robert

Lexington, KY



Robert Monahan grew up across the street from the famed Calumet Farm in Lexington, KY, which began his love for the Bluegrass area and its most famous product – thoroughbred race horses.


He started writing poetry and musical lyrics during his tour of duty with he United States Air Force while stationed overseas during the Vietnam War. This developed his experience as well as his appreciation and understanding of diverse cultures, which is reflected in his writing.


A graduate of Lexington Catholic High School, Robert hold a computer science degree from the University of Kentucky. Following a successful career with IBM and Lexmark, he is now retired and spends his time writing his novels.

(biographical text is from book jacket)