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
Killing Time in Crystal City
Inexcusable
Little Blue Lies
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IRREVERSIBLE by Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch discusses Irreversible - the follow-up to his Printz Honor book, INEXCUSABLE – and the importance of true, human stories. IRREVERSIBLE explores Keir confronting the person he really is and why this is, undoubtedly, a human story.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Look for humor, find life.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

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

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. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Lots, but I'll pick one. Poor manners behind the wheel. Why does driving give people license to be flaming butts?

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. There is no definitive here, but I do love Hellboy's attitude.

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