Harrison Scott Key
- B.A., psychology, Belhaven College, 1997
- M.S., theater, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 1999
- Ph.D., speech communication, Southern Illinois University, 2003
- M.F.A., writing, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2013
Professor, Tulane University, Mississippi State University, Southern Illinois University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Mississippi University for Women and Chamberlain-Hunt Academy; contributing writer, World, The Chronicle for Higher Education; speechwriter, SCAD
Publications and presentations
- “The World’s Largest Man: A Memoir,” HarperCollins, May 12, 2015.
- The story "Fifty Shades of Greyhound" was selected by Paul Theroux for The Best American Travel Writing 2014 (Houghton Mifflin); "The Wishbone" was included in the anthology "True Stories, Well Told: From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine"; "Don't Sex With East Texas" was included in the Oxford American (fall 2014, Texas music issue)
- Published "College Football Fables" and "How I Became a Famous Writer" at OxfordAmerican.org
- Invited to attend the 2014 Auburn Writers Conference at Auburn University and deliver a public reading of his work and lead a workshop titled "Three Ways to Write Humor That Aren't Funny at All"
- Invited to month-long residency at the Edward Albee Foundation in Montauk, New York, to complete his book manuscript
- Spoke to English and writing students at Clemson University about humor, inspiration, and the writing process
- Read from his work at SCAD Atlanta's Ivy Hall fundraiser