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. 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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The artist Damien Hirst, who qualifies by managing to be both artistically nonexistent and vile at the same time.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. A genuine grasp of music, almost any instrument would do.

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.

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