B.G. Donohue


B. G. Donohue, a 1964 Annapolis graduate, served in the Mediterranean Sea during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war and is a Bronze Star decorated Vietnam combat veteran, serving in the River Patrol Force from early 1968 through 1970. Thereafter he advised the Navy Dept. on management development. He served on President Gerald Ford's Task Force on Refugee Resettlement. He has also advised two consecutive Rhode Island Governors as Special Assistant. In the private sector he serves as Investment Counsel and Trustee. As a poet, he received the Vagabond Literary Prize, Munich, 1967. He has also published as Penrod, his nom de plume. He lives by a river in Barrington R.I.

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Night Watch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2018 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
"In the Night Watch Poems, B. G. Donohue finds the wide chinks of light in the dark.. These are powerful, complex and beautiful, perfectly measured and crafted. In his search for the Divine, Donohue discovers a fertile ground." - Colum McCann, National Book Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, Pushcart Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship, et.al. Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

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