Keith Donohue (novelist)

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Keith Donohue
Born 1960
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Occupation speechwriter, novelist, construction worker, cigar store manager, box office clerk, and bureaucrat
Nationality American
Genre novel, short story
Literary movement magical realism

Keith Donohue (born 1960) is an American novelist. His acclaimed 2006 novel The Stolen Child, about a changeling, was inspired by the Yeats poem of the same name.

His second novel, Angels of Destruction, was published in March 2009 and his third, "Centuries of June," in May 2011.


Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he earned his B.A. and M.A. from Duquesne University and his Ph.D. in English from The Catholic University of America.

Until 1998 he worked at the National Endowment for the Arts and wrote speeches for chairmen John Frohnmayer and Jane Alexander, and is currently director of communications for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the grant-making arm of the U. S. National Archives in Washington, DC.[1]

He has also written articles for The New York Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and other newspapers.[citation needed]




Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 2007. PEN (Permanent Entry Number): 0000169243.

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