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Andrew Vachss


USA flag (1942 - )

Andrew Vachss has been a federal investigator in sexually transmitted diseases, a social-services caseworker, a labor organizer, and has directed a maximum-security prison for "aggressive-violent" youth. Now a lawyer in private practice, he represents children and youth exclusively. He is the author of numerous novels, including the Burke series, two collections of short stories, and a wide variety of other material including song lyrics, graphic novels, essays, and a "children's book for adults." His books have been translated into twenty languages, and his work has appeared in Parade, Antaeus, Esquire, Playboy, The New York Times, and many other forums. His books have been awarded the Grand Prix de Littérature Policiére, the Falcon Award, Deutschen Krimi Preis, Die Jury des Bochumer Krimi Archivs and the Raymond Chandler Award (per Giurìa a Noir in Festival, Courmayeur, Italy).
A native New Yorker, he divides his time between the city of his birth and the Pacific Northwest.
 
Series contributed to
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Predator (with Randy Stradley)
Race War (1995)
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Anthologies edited
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Anthologies containing stories by Andrew Vachss
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Short stories
Witch Hunt (1993)
The Real Thing (1998)


Awards
Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (1995) : Born Bad


Andrew Vachss recommends
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Fault Lines (1998)
(Dr Michael Stone, book 2)
Anna Salter
"Dr. Michael Stone is sure to take her place beside the major characters in crime fiction."
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The Wolfman (2008)
Nicholas Pekearo
"A brilliant, insightful, overpowering debut."

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