Steve Haruch

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Steve Haruch is a writer based in Nashville. He edited the books Greetings From New Nashville and People Only Die of Love in Movies: Film Writing by Jim Ridley. His work has appeared at The New York Times, The Atlantic, NPR's Code Switch and elsewhere.


Cover Photo: A stack of books by Black writers including Colson Whitehead, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Bryan Stevenson, and Ibram X. Kendi sits atop a table.
Bookseller Spotlight: Shirikiana Aina Gerima of Sankofa Video, Books & Café

The Washington, D.C. bookstore “represents the generation of people who kept Black publishing and Black voices alive while they were under attack.”

Aug 25, 2021
Cover Photo: A photograph of Hannah Oliver Depp,  a black woman in a dark blue t-shirt and glasses, holding a colorful stack of books and standing in front of full wall-to-wall bookshelves. She looks toward the left of the frame and smiles.
Bookseller Spotlight: Hannah Oliver Depp of Loyalty Bookstores

Depp has built Loyalty into a highly regarded brand, one that honors her vision of an independent bookstore committed to social justice.

Jul 20, 2021
Cover Photo: red and gold fireworks exploding in the night sky, over a dim body of water with small yellow and white lights reflecting on the surface
Why I Stopped Celebrating My “Birthday”

I don’t know when I was born. I’ve stopped pretending that I do.

Sep 09, 2020