Individual Author Record
Name: Walt HarringtonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:ADULT Non-fiction Born: 1950 in Will County, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWalt was born in Will county and currently resides in Urbana.
Biographical and Professional InformationWalt Harrington is head of the journalism department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Along with the books he has written, he has also edited ''The Beholder's Eye: A Collection of America's Finest Personal Journalism'', ''Next Wave: America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists'' and ''Slices of Life.'' Harrington was a staff writer for the ''Washington Post Magazine'' for 15 years, and is the winner of twenty local, state and national journalism awards. He has been nominated for a Pulitzer several times.
*''American Profiles, Somebodies and Nobodies Who Matter'', University of Missouri Press, 1992*''Crossings, A White Man`s Journey into Black America'', Harper Collins, 1993*''At the Heart of It, Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives'', University of Missouri Press, 1996*''Intimate Journalism, The Art and Craft of Reporting Everyday Life'', Sage Publications, 1997*''The Everlasting Stream, A True Story of Rabbits, Guns, Friendship and Family'', Grove Press, 2004*''Acts of Creation: America’s Finest Hand Craftsmen at Work'', Sager Group, 2014