About the Author
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 Cheeseburger, which went on to be published in the Ontario Review. In 1989 Charles Harvey 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 is available on Amazon. He challenged himself to participate in the 2011 NANOWRIMO (National Novel Writer's Month) Contest in which he pinned the rough draft of his future novel: The Butterfly Killer. His works of poetry can be perused through NEWVERSENEWS. Look for him on Smashwords, Amazon, and Barnes&Noble.