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Walter Mosley is an American author of crime fiction. Born in 1952, he grew up in Los Angeles. After studying political science, he moved to New York in 1981.
Mosley began writing after taking a writing course at City College in Harlem. He has published over 35 books, covering a variety of genres. His first novel, Devil in a Blue Dress, was published in 1990. It was the first of his eleven Easy Rawlins mysteries. His second novel, A Red Death, was published in 1991, and a third, White Butterfly, followed in 1992.
In 1995, Mosley published his first book outside of the Easy Rawlins series. RL’s Dream earned him the Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s Literary Award. Also in 1995, Mosley wrote two screenplays, including the television adaptation of his debut novel.
Mosley has also written several science fiction novels. The first of these, Blue Light, was published in 1998. He published Futureland, a collection of short science fiction stories, in 2001. His 2005 novel, 47, saw Mosley writing science fiction for young adults. It earned him the first ever Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award.
Since 2001, Mosley has written three Fearless Jones mysteries as well as four Leonid McGill mysteries. The last of these, the Leonid McGill novel All I Did Was Shoot My Man, was published in 2012. He has also authored two erotic novels and a graphic novel.
Mosley’s books have included five non-fiction titles. The latest, 2011’s Twelve Steps Toward Political Revelation, combines concepts of politics and addiction.