Interview with HWA Member Michael Koryta … by Ron Breznay


Michael Koryta is a young author with a bibliography that is short (so far) but impressive. His novels have won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Great Lakes Books Award, and St. Martin’s Press/Private Eye Writers of America Best First Novel prize, and has earned nominations for the Edgar, Quill, Shamus, and Barry Awards. He recently earned a six-book contract with Little, Brown and Company.

Michael graduated from Indiana University with a degree in criminal justice. He is a private investigator and former newspaper reporter. Michael currently lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Bloomington, Indiana.

His first five …