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Mike Harvkey


Mike Harvkey

Mike Harvkey is author of the novel IN THE COURSE OF HUMAN EVENTS (Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press; 2014). Most recently he handled the research and reporting for #1 bestelling author James Patterson and Alex Abramovich (BULLIES: A Friendship) for the January 2018 true-crime book ALL-AMERICAN MURDER, about convicted killer and New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez.

Mike's writing has appeared in Esquire, Poets & Writers, Salon, The Believer, Zoetrope All-Story Magazine, Alaska Quarterly Review, Mississippi Review, Nylon, Trunk, Four&Sons, Publishers Weekly and elsewhere. The recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Columbia University, Mike teaches in the MFA program at Columbia.

Mike Harvkey

Books by Mike Harvkey

by James Patterson and Alex Abramovich, with Mike Harvkey - Nonfiction, True Crime

He was a college All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later a Super Bowl veteran. He was a star tight end on the league-dominant New England Patriots, who extended his contract for a record $40 million. Aaron Hernandez's every move as a professional athlete played out in the headlines, yet he led a secret life --- one that ended in a maximum security prison. What drove him to go so wrong, so fast? ALL-AMERICAN MURDER is the first book to investigate --- from the unique vantage point of thriller writer James Patterson --- Hernandez's first-degree murder conviction and the mystery of his own untimely and shocking death.