Harrison Blackman is an award-winning writer, editor and journalist based in Reno, Nevada.
Harrison is currently an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Nevada, Reno. He earned his BA in history—as well as certificates in urban studies, Hellenic studies, and creative writing—at Princeton University in 2017. He has previously served as Editor-in-Chief of Tortoise: a Journal of Writing Pedagogy, Head Fellow in the Princeton Writing Program, and Features Editor of The Daily Princetonian. His writing has appeared in such publications as The Oxford Climate Review, The Princeton Historical Review, and regional newspapers in New Jersey and New Mexico. He maintains a film blog on Medium and has, on occasion, lectured internationally.
At Princeton, he was the recipient of a Princeton International and Regional Studies Fellowship and an award for outstanding achievement in creative writing. His senior thesis in history earned an A+ and four departmental prizes. Simultaneously, he wrote a thriller novella for the Lewis Center for the Arts that drew comparisons to the work of Michael Crichton.