Ken Harvey

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Gender Male
Occupation writer
Location Waltham, MA, United States
Introduction I hope you'll visit often and post comments. My book of short stories, "if you were with me everything would be all right," won the Violet Quill Award for Best Gay Fiction of the Year and was named one of the "twenty books of note" by the "Lambda Literary Review." It was also translated into Italian. My stories have been published in over 20 literary magazines and I've read my work on "On Point," a program on National Public Radio. I'm a former middle school teacher who lives in Boston and in Toronto with my partner and two basset hounds. My memoir, "A Passionate Engagement," is forthcoming in October, 2010.
Interests basset hounds, politics, writing, reading, movies, theater, Toronto
Favorite Movies The Dead, Hannah and Her Sisters, Truly Madly Deeply, The Godfather Movies; Nashville, Parting Glances, Annie Hall, 8 1/2, Holiday, Miracle at Morgan's Creek
Favorite Music Classic Rock (Stones); Classical (Mahler, Mozart)