Steven Harvey

Steven Harvey


Steven Harvey is the author of The Book of Knowledge and Wonder, a memoir about coming to terms with the suicide of his mother published by Ovenbird Books as part of the “Judith Kitchen Select” series. A section of the memoir appeared in The Best American Essays 2013 selected by Cheryl Strayed.  He is also the author of three books of personal essays, A Geometry of LiliesLost in Translation, and Bound for Shady Grove. He edited an anthology of essays written by men on middle age called In a Dark Wood. He is a professor emeritus of English and creative writing at Young Harris College, a member of the nonfiction faculty in the Ashland University MFA program in creative writing, a senior editor for River Teeth magazine, and the creator of The Humble Essayist, a website designed to promote literary nonfiction.  He lives in the north Georgia mountains.   

Seminars and Readings by Steven Harvey


MA, Creative Writing, Johns Hopkins University
MA, Literature, Middlebury College
Ph.D., University of Virginia