Brief Bio

Steven Harvey is the author of a book-length essay, Folly Beach, a memoir, The Book of Knowledge and Wonder and three collections of personal essays: A Geometry of Lilies, Lost in Translation, and Bound for Shady GroveHe is also...  

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...a Contributing Editor at River Teeth magazine and the creator of The Humble Essayist website.  In addition...

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...two of his essays have been selected for The Best American Essays series:  “The Book of Knowledge” in 2013 and “The Other Steve Harvey” in 2018.  Fourteen of his essays have been listed as notable by that series as well. 

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"The Other Steve Harvey," his essay in The Best American Essays 2018 about unconscious bias, is built around President Obama's speech on Trayvon Martin—one of the most moving moments in the Obama presidency.