"Harvey has been compared to Stephen King and David Cronenberg...He writes with vitriolic despair and pushes the edges of reality with conviction."? Calgary Herald
"Harvey has crafted a psychodrama worthy of Alfred Hitchcock."? The Fiddlehead
"Harvey's writing is as sharp as a flensing knife: probing, pointed, and economical. The pace is brisk, breathtaking, disorienting."? Telegraph Journal
About the author
Kenneth J. Harvey recently won the prestigious Raddall Atlantic Fiction Prize and is the author of several novels, including Shack: The Cutland Junction Stories, The Flesh So Close, Skinhound: There Are No Words, The Woman in the Closet, Brud (Little, Brown), and Nine-tenths Unseen (Somerville House). Harvey has held the post of Writer in Residence at both the University of New Brunswick and Memorial University. He lives in an outport in Newfoundland.