Kristy Woodson Harvey
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Kristy Woodson Harvey

Kristy Woodson Harvey is the bestselling author of DEAR CAROLINA, LIES AND OTHER ACTS OF LOVE, SLIGHTLY SOUTH OF SIMPLE, THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM, THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF PARADISE and FEELS LIKE FALLING. Kristy is the winner of the Lucy Bramlette Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing, a finalist for the Southern Book Prize, her work has been optioned for film and her books have received numerous accolades including: Southern Living’s Most Anticipated Beach Reads Southern Living’s Best Spring Break Reads Southern Independent Bookseller Association’s Okra Pick Parade’s Big Fiction Reads Every Book Club Will Love Entertainment Weekly’s Spring Reading Picks Us Weekly’s Sweet Reads for Right Now Woman’s WorldBest Books PopSugar’s Ultimate Summer Reading USA Today Happy Ever After’s Best Women’s Fiction New York Live’s “Ashley’s A-List” Deep South Magazine’s Summer Reading List Raleigh News & Observer‘s “The Best Reads of Summer” Charlotte Observer’s “Summer’s Best Books” Bustle’s Books to Read and Discuss With Your Mom and Grandma Huffington Post’s Summer Reading: Women’s Fiction Style She blogs with her mom Beth Woodson on Design Chic about how creating a beautiful home can be the catalyst for creating a beautiful life. Design Chic is the inaugural member of the design blogger hall of fame, sponsored by Traditional Home, and winner of Amara’s Best Luxury Blog, as chosen by Roberto Cavalli. She also loves connecting with readers on kristywoodsonharvey.com. Harvey is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s school of journalism and holds a master’s in English from East Carolina University, with a concentration in multicultural and transnational literature. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications and websites, including Southern Living, Traditional Home, Parade, USA Today, Domino, Our State and O. Henry. She has been seen in Today.com, Women’s Health,The Washington Post, US News and World Report, The Huffington Post,Marie Claire’s The Fix, Woman’s World, Readers’ Digest, Bustle, New York Live and North Carolina Bookwatch, among others. She is a proud member of the Tall Poppy Writers, serves on the board of Beaufort Historical Association, and is a member of the University of North Carolina’s Women’s Leadership Council. She is a frequent speaker at fundraisers, book conferences and private events. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and seven-year-old son where she is working on her next novel.

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