Harold Taw is the author of the novel Adventures of the Karaoke King (Lake Union Publishing 2011). His writing has been featured on NPR, in a New York Times bestselling anthology, and in The Seattle Times; his screenplay Dog Park has garnered recognition in domestic and international film festivals and competitions. Harold is currently completing a novel about a turbulent adolescence in Southeast Asia, collaborating on a musical with Seattle rock band Poland, and co-authoring a graphic-novel adaptation of his dark fable “The Repository of Broken Dreams” (available in What to Read in the Rain 2013). Harold is also participating as a bookwriter in The 5th Avenue Theatre’s Writers Group, a two-year New Works initiative that culminates in staged readings of one-act musicals in 2014and of two-act musicals in 2015. A Yale Law School graduate and a Fulbright Scholar, Harold’sresearch and writing has been supported by, among others, 826 Seattle, Artist Trust, Centrum, theHelen Riaboff Whiteley Center, Humanities Washington, Jack Straw Productions, and Wing Luke Museum.

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