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Kenneth J. Harvey

International bestselling author Kenneth J. Harvey's books are published in Canada, the US, the UK, Russia, Germany, China, Japan, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Italy, Turkey, Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark and France. He has won the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, the Winterset Award, Italy's Libro Del Mare, and has been nominated for the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and twice for both the Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. His editorials have appeared on CBC Radio, in The Times (London) and in most major Canadian newspapers, including The Globe & Mail, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Telegraph Journal, Vancouver Sun, Toronto Star and Halifax Daily News. Harvey sits on the board of directors of the Ottawa International Writers Festival.

Short film credits

Image from It Was Sunny the Day I Killed Her

It Was Sunny the Day I Killed Her

Canada | Jun 2014 | 15:00
A woman falls in love with a perverse, manipulative man who nurtures the deviance in her, until she is jilted and seeks revenge. But on who?
Image from It's a Girl

It's a Girl

Canada | Dec 2011 | 7:53
A girl tells the story of the mother she never knew.
Director, Screenwriter, Co-Editor
Image from I'm 14 and I Hate the World

I'm 14 and I Hate the World

Canada | May 2011 | 9:17
Plucked from grandeur and plunked down into creepy squalor, a 14 year old girl learns that how she sees the world is not the only option.
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