Author Miles Harvey

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Miles Harvey

Miles Harvey is the author of The King of Confidence (Little, Brown & Co., 2020), a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice selection. Harvey also wrote Painter in a Savage Land (Random House, 2008) and The Island of Lost Maps (Random House, 2000), a national bestseller. His collection of short stories, The Registry of Forgotten Objects, will be published later this year by Mad Creek Books. Harvey teaches creative writing at DePaul University in Chicago, where he chairs the Department of English and is a founding editor of Big Shoulders Books, a nonprofit, social-justice publisher.