Kristy Woodson Harvey
Kristy Woodson Harvey is the national bestselling author of Dear Carolina, Lies and Other Acts of Love, Slightly South of Simple, The Secret to Southern Charm and The Southern Side of Paradise. She 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 TV, and her books have received numerous accolades including Southern Living’s Most Anticipated Beach Reads, Parade’s Big Fiction Reads Every Book Club Will Love, and Entertainment Weekly’s Spring Reading Picks.
She blogs daily on Design Chic, the inaugural member of The Design Blogger Hall of Fame and winner of Amara’s Best Luxury Blog, about how creating a beautiful home can be the catalyst for creating a beautiful life.
Ms. 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 publications and websites, including Southern Living, Traditional Home, Parade, USA Today’s Happy Ever After, and O.Henry.
She lives in North Carolina with her husband and son.