gramps and me

about Michael McDaeth


Michael McDaeth was born in Mankato, Minnesota. He grew up in northern Minnesota on a quasi-homestead with horses and a cowpoke dad. He is the author of two novels Roads and Parking Lots and Under Protest.

McDaeth has written and recorded hundreds of songs over the years as a solo artist, and with his band Weeds, garnering an international following.

Michael has a few dozen short films to his credit ranging from animation, stop-motion, found footage to mixed-media.

As a freelance writer Michael has published short stories, poetry, and contributed creative essays for the progressive website counterpunch.org.