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Kenneth Joseph Thomas Harvey (born 22 January 1962) is a Canadian writer. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, he is the author of Directions for an Opened Body (1990), a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers Prize), and Brud (1992), shortlisted for the Books in Canada First Novel Award).
Total Books: 30
Harvey's editorials have been published in most major Canadian newspapers, and he has held the prestigious posts of Writer-in-Residence at both the University of New Brunswick and Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is the founder of the ReLit Awards for poetry, short fiction and novels.
Harvey lives in an outport on the Island of Newfoundland.
One of his latest books, The Town That Forgot How to Breathe (2003), takes place in Bareneed, Newfoundland and Labrador, where the residents have suddenly lost their ability to breathe automatically.Ladyhawke Ventures acquired the rights to produce a film based on the book.
Harvey sits on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa International Writers Festival.
Harvey also keeps personal blog as well as a Wal-Mart criticism blog where he posts emailed testimonies by Wal-Mart employees of unethical treatment and conduct at their workplace.