Charles W. Harvey is a native Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Houston. He has studied fiction under the guidance of Rosellen Brown and Chitra Divakaruni at U of H. He has studied poetry under Joyce James and Cynthia MacDonald.
In 1987, Charles was a 1st prize recipient of PEN/Discovery for his short story Cheeseburger, which was eventually published in the Ontario Review.
In 1989, Charles was awarded the Cultural Arts Council of Houston Grant for Writers and Artists. Also in 1989, he was a finalist in the MacDonald’s Literary Achievement Awards.
Charles has been published in Soulfires, Story Magazine SHADE, High Infidelity, The James White Review, and others.
His novel, The Road to Astroworld, has recently been self-published, and he challenged himself to participate in the 2011 National Novel Writer’s Month (NaNoWriMo) Contest and penned the rough draft of his future novel: The Butterfly Killer.
Charles also has writing in the anthology Mighty Real edited by Darius Omar Williams and Royce Bryant Smith.
You can find his works of fiction and poetry on Amazon, New Verse News, Smashwords, and Barnes & Noble.