Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch is the Printz Honor Award–winning author of several highly acclaimed young adult novels, including Printz Honor Book Freewill, Iceman, Gypsy Davy, and Shadow Boxer—all ALA Best Books for Young Adults—as well as Killing Time in Crystal City, Little Blue Lies, Pieces, Kill Switch, Angry Young Man, and Inexcusable, which was a National Book Award finalist and the recipient of six starred reviews. He holds an MA from the writing program at Emerson College. He teaches in the Creative Writing MFA program at Lesley University. He lives in Boston and in Scotland.

Books by this Author

Irreversible
Killing Time in Crystal City
Little Blue Lies
Inexcusable
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Look for humor, find life.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I adapt, eventually, to most realities.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Lots, but I'll pick one. Poor manners behind the wheel. Why does driving give people license to be flaming butts?

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Tough one. An evening of theatre and a restaurant is a pretty fine occupation.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'm a goof, a high percentage of the time.

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