The author of several critically acclaimed and bestselling books, George P. Pelecanos is also an independent film producer, award-winning journalist, and essayist. He worked as a producer, writer, and story editor for the hit HBO series The Wire. Hailed as "perhaps the greatest living American crime writer" by Stephen King in Entertainment Weekly, Pelecanos’s top titles include The Turnaround, Drama City, and The Way Home.
Silver Spring, Maryland
Date of Birth:
February 18, 1957
Place of Birth:
B.A., University of Maryland at College Park, 1980