Walter Mosley Biography (1952-)

Born in 1952, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Leroy (a school librarian) and Ella(a personnel clerk) Mosley; married Joy Kellman (a dancer and choreographer),1987. Career: Writer. Worked as a computer programmer for fifteen years, including work for Mobil Oil, New York. City College of the City University of New York, affiliated with founding of Publishing Certificate Program, 1997; PEN Open Book Program, cofounder and chairperson until 1997; TransAfricaForum, cochairperson of Capital Campaign, 1999. Awards, Honors: Shamus Award, Private Eye Writers of America, and Edgar Award nomination, best newmystery, Mystery Writers of America, both 1990, for the novel Devil in aBlue Dress. Addresses: Contact: c/o W. W. Norton and Co., Inc., 500 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10110.

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