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
Angry Young Man
Inexcusable

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Look for humor, find life.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Fettucini Alfredo, laced with spinach and smoked salmon, and absolutely bombarded with garlic.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Muhammad Ali

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Monstrously unfair question. Answer would change daily. Right now: Jessica by the Allman Brothers; One Week by Barenaked Ladies; No Surrender by Bruce Springsteen; Diamonds and Rust by Joan Baez; Promised Land by Chuck Berry

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Certain swear words. Intellectually childish and lazy on my part.

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