Published Writers browse by location | browse by topic | add listing  |  edit listing  |  faqs

Donn Kean

Agent: Andromeda & PCS
1117 Ocean Avenue
New London, Connecticut, United States


Home page:

Donn Kean has been a fiction and non-fiction author, poet, and featured columnist since 1975. Short
story publication has been mostly in the horror
genre, in such magazines as "Horror
Show", "New Blood", "2AM", "Cemetery Dance" and other "small-press" magazines dedicated to that area of
fiction. Columns (humor and human interest) have
included "Kean Observation" and
"Thoughts From A Park Bench", for "The Golden
Transcript" (Golden, Colorado), "Humor Magazine" (Washington, D.C.), and "The S.F. Chronicle", respectively. Mr. Kean also developed the company "Ghost Writer", in
the 1980's, and located in San Francisco, which
catered to contract authors who needed
assistance with magazine articles and books in the

Mr. Kean has also worked as a research assistant to
several authors, including John Kobler on his biography of "Stravinsky", the life and illicit loves of Igor Stravinsky. This research included interviews with Christopher Isherwood, Jule Stein, and others associated with Igor Stravinsky.

Aside from general writing, Mr. Kean also produces,
writes, and directs television
commercial projects and talk show formats for cable
networks. Mr. Kean has worked for
Fox Television, KCAL9, and Pax T.V. in Los Angeles,
and Pax TV in Connecticut, as well
as Fox-Connecticut, and WB Connecticut. Presently,
he is working on "A Whisper of Stones" with co-
author and co-photographer Eric Bemont, a series of
four books set to be published in late spring/early
summer of 2009. Mr. Kean is also completing a
novel "Mercy", which will be published in
Autumn of 2010, once again returning to the dark fiction genre. Also, due for publication in September is Mr. Kean's book:

2008 Heartbeats of Brief Romances (A book of Poems)

Mr. Kean's earlier career was as a "featured" columist
for small town newspapers, and as a poet for various anthologies and magazines throughout the United States and Europe.

Current novels due for publication in the Summer/
spring/summer 2008-09 are:

A Whisper of Stones (Cemeteries and Legends of New
England)(With Eric Bemont)
Mercy (Dark Fiction)
Rain (Sci-Fi)

Due for Fall 2010:
God TV (Satire)
Time Step (Short Story-Fiction)

Poetry Anthologies:

"American Poets Anthology"
(Several international anthologies to be added later)

Mr. Kean is affiliated with Horror Writers Association
(HWA), Horror Writers Association New England, and with The National Writers Union.

Recent and past publications can be found both in small,
"literary" magazines and on the internet.

There will soon be a professional website as well, to accompany this one, detailing upcoming events and publications and designed by Kathy Paro of 3 Cats Design in Mystic, CT. To preview 3 Cats Design and Ms. Paro's previous work, please go to

Interests: Humor, life, the pursuit of happiness and the enhancement of the arts...and a good liquor store nearby

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • "Where's Mickey"
  • "Pride of Passion"
  • Rain
  • "The Park Bench Philospher"
  • "United, They Fall"
  • Mercy
  • "Kean Observation"
  • Thirty-nine Lashes
  • God TV
  • "Night Whispers"
  • June, With Love
  • Poetry

  • Ghosts of Camelot
  • 2008 Heartbeats of Brief Romances (A book of Poems)
  • She
  • Witch's Dance