About Miles Harvey
Miles Harvey wrote How Long Will I Cry?: Voices of Youth Violence, a play that premiered at Steppenwolf Theatre in 2013. He is the editor of a collection of oral histories, also called How Long Will I Cry? Harvey’s previous work includes The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime (Random House), a national and international bestseller that USA Today named one of the ten best books of 2000, and Painter in a Savage Land: The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America (Random House), which received a 2008 Editors’ Choice honor from Booklist, and a best-books citation from The Chicago Tribune. The recipient of a 2007-2008 Knight-Wallace journalism fellowship at the University of Michigan, he teaches creative writing at DePaul University.