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Ian Vasquez

Ian Vasquez, whose first novel, In the Heat, won the Shamus Award, received his MFA while working on a psychiatric ward and counseling at-risk high school students. He is also the author of Mr. Hooligan and Lonesome Point. Raised in Belize and now a copy editor at the St. Petersburg Times, he lives with his family near Tampa Bay, Florida.
Shamus Awards Best First Novel winner (2009) : In the Heat