What’s New With Alan

My YA novel, I Play One On TV, won an Agatha Award and an Anthony Award!

My novel, I Know Where You Sleep, is a Shamus Award Finalist!

My story, “Rent Due” (appearing in Mickey Finn: 21st Century Noir, ed. Michael Bracken),

won an ITW Thriller Award!

Big News! New Agent!

So excited to begin working with crime fiction expert agent Michelle Richter (Fuse Literary)! She’s on a roll—in just the past couple of years, her amazing clients have won or been nominated for a ton of awards, including the: Agatha, Anthony, Lefty, Mary Higgins Clark, Macavity, Barry, and Edgar!

Thriller Award Winner!

Happy to report that PRAY FOR THE INNOCENT won the 2019 ITW Thriller Award for Best E-Book Original!

Derringer Award Winner!

My story, “Dying in Dokesville” (appearing in Mystery Most Geographical), won the 2019 Derringer Award in the SHORT Story category!


My story, “Rule Number One” (SNOWBOUND), was selected for
THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2018 anthology, edited by Louise Penny and Otto Penzler!

Derringer Award Finalist!

My story, “Happy Birthday,” was named a 2018 Derringer Award finalist in the Flash category! It first appeared on the Shotgun Honey site, here.