Kenneth J. Harvey

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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation Writer, Photographer, Filmmaker
Location Canada
Introduction Two-time Canadian Screen Awards and Giller Prize nominee, Kenneth J. Harvey is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, photographer and international bestselling author. His films and TV programs have aired on CBC, Documentary Channel and NTV, and have screened at over seventy film festivals around the world, including Raindance, Hotdocs, Festival du nouveau cinéma and TIFF Film Circuit. He grew up behind the camera and in the editing room with his father, Josiah, who trained at the National Film Board in Montreal. 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 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, and Ottawa Citizen.