American Storyteller

“Inspired by real people and events, a Greg Harris story features characters you’ll swear you know, often from exotic places you feel like you’ve visited — either that, or he’s helping you rediscover familiar places by surfacing keen insights from common, every day life. A Greg Harris story connects..”

– Brad T. Rutledge


Greg Harris has taught writing at Harvard University for 18 years, in the College, the John F Kennedy School of Government, and the T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Greg is founding editor of Pangyrus Literary Magazine.  His essays, reviews, and stories have appeared or are forthcoming in the Boston Globe, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Harvard Review, Jewish Fiction, Earth Island Journal, and elsewhere.  His translation of Indonesian author Seno Gemira Ajidarma’s Jazz, Perfume, and the Incident is part of the Modern Library of Indonesia. 

His novel City of Wisdom dramatizes the survival of the Bulgarian Jews in World War II.

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