Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction Born: in Hinsdale, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMiles Harvey grew up in Downers Grove. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and currently resides in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationMiles Harvey began reporting on Gilbert Bland in 1996 for Outside magazine. He worked for UPI and In These Times. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, he was the recipient of a 2004-2005 Illinois Arts Council Award for prose and a 2007-2008 Knight-Wallace fellowship at the University of Michigan. He teaches creative writing at DePaul University in Chicago.
*"Painter in a Savage land", Random House, 2008 *"The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime", Random House, 2000 *"The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch", Little Brown, 2020