Keith Donohue (novelist)

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Keith Donohue
Born 1959
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 1959) is an American novelist. He is the author of five novels: "The Motion of Puppets" (2016), "The Boy Who Drew Monsters" (2014), "Centuries of June" (2011), "Angels of Destruction" (2009), and "The Stolen Child" (2006). His acclaimed 2006 novel The Stolen Child, about a changeling, was inspired by the Yeats poem of the same name.


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 book reviews for Washington Post.[citation needed]




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

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