Harold Stallworth’s reporting has been published by Washington City Paper, WAMU 88.5’s Bandwidth, and Passion of the Weiss, among other places. His fiction can be found or is forthcoming in Alexandria Quarterly, Seven Scribes, District Lit, DC Fiction, and The Bookends Review. His short story “64 Squares” was featured in Politics and Prose’s third annual District Lines fiction anthology about Washington, D.C.


Shoebox Stashbox (2017)
A short story soon to be featured in Volume 4 of the Alexandria Quarterly, which will be available online February 2017 and published in the print issue May 2017.

Fat Pockets (2016)
A short story soon to be featured in the print edition of Seven Scribe‘s first ever fiction issue.

The Bad Dresser (2016)
A short story published in District Lit‘s special Washington, D.C. issue.

Snow Day (2016)
A short story published by DC Fiction.

64 Squares (2016)
A short story published by Politics & Prose in the third volume of their District Lines fiction anthology.

Brothels (2014)
A short story published by The Bookends Review.


D.C. Hip-Hop Producers You Should Know: The Arckitech (2014)
A brief profile published by Bandwidth.

Cover Story: “Disc Men” (2013)
A long-form story published in Washington City Paper, August 2013 issue.

Beats & Bossa: Kev Brown Discusses His Dedication to Brazil (2013)
A brief feature story published by Passion of the Weiss.

The Secret History of North Carolina’s Bomm Sheltuh (2013)
A long-form story published by Passion of the Weiss.


The New Old New York: A Brief Introduction to Griselda Gang (2016)
A brief introduction to Griselda Gang published by Passion of the Weiss.

Top 50 Albums of 2015 (2015)
A blurb about Miguel’s Wildheart published by Passion of the Weiss.

The Hardest Rap Album of All Time Tournament (2015)
A blurb about Kool G Rap at Passion of the Weiss.

Off The Books: “Big Machine” by Victor LaValle (2015)
A review of Victor LaValle’s novel Big Machine at Passion of the Weiss.

Been Reading, Watching, Listening: 2003 (2015)
A look back at Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s book Random Family as a part of a recurring column at Passion of the Weiss.

Spring Arts Preview (2015)
A blurb about a new short story anthology released by George Pelecanos published in Washington City Paper, February 2015 issue.

Apology Accepted: Boots Riley Flexes Literary Chops with New Screenplay (2014)
A review of Boots Riley’s literary debut published by Passion of the Weiss.

Top 50 Albums of 2014 (2014)
Blurbs about Vince Staples’ Hell Can Wait and Curren$y’s Drive In Theatre published by Passion of the Weiss.

The D.C. Manual of Style and Usage (2014)
A slight contribution to a really weird article published by Washington City Paper, October 2014 issue.

Fall Arts Preview (2014)
A blurb about the 18th Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival published in Washington City Paper, September 2014 issue.

Track Work: Diamond District (2014)
A brief review published by Bandwidth.

Washington D.C.’s Best Outdoor Movie Series (2014)
A brief round-up of outdoor film venues published in Washington City Paper, Summer Entertainment Guide, May 2014 issue.

Best Shaolin-Themed Cocktails (2014)
A blurb about The Satellite Room’s special Wu-Tang cocktail menu published in Washington City Paper, Best of D.C., April 2014 issue.

Spring Arts Preview (2014)
Preview of Nas’ performance at Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center published in Washington City Paper, March 2014 issue.

Genre Dysphoria: The Best D.C. Music (2013)
Several blurbs published in Washington City Paper, December 2013 issue.

DMV Beats (2013)
A tragically defunct column that used to run in Washington City Paper.