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Chris Lynch (born July 2, 1962) is an American writer of books for young people. His works include ''Inexcusable'', a finalist for the U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature, and ''Iceman'',"The Right Fight", ''Shadow Boxer'', ''Gold Dust,'' and ''Slot Machine'', all ALA Best Books for Young Adults; ''Freewill'' was also a runne-up for the Michael L. Printz Award. Some of his works are intended for a high school level audience; some for children and younger teenagers.
His short story "The Pellet in the paint can" has been included in the collection ''Guys Write for Guys Read''. (New York: Viking, 2005), and "Arrangements" was included in ''No Such Thing as the Real World'' (Harper Collins, 2009 ).
Lynch was born in Boston where he graduated from Emerson College and teaches Creative Writing at Lesley University as of 2011. Provided by Wikipedia