About

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Steve Haruch is an award-winning journalist, writer and editor.

He worked as a staff editor at the Nashville Scene from 1997-2014, covering music, art, film, politics and culture. Some of that work won awards from the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, such as this story about the Southern Girls Rock and Roll Camp.

His writing has since appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, NPR’s Code Switch, The Guardian, Gravy, Men’s Journal and Chapter16.org, among other outlets. His audio stories, like this one about how vinyl records are made, have aired on Nashville Public Radio and public radio’s Here and Now. Read more of his work here.

He is editor of the collection People Only Die of Love in Movies: Film Writing by Jim Ridley (Vanderbilt University Press). You can buy it from Parnassus Books or another independent bookseller, as well as other places that sell books. They’ll ship to you wherever you are. You can read more about the process of putting the book together at Chapter16.

He lives in Nashville and is currently working as a producer for a documentary film about college radio.