"Chris Lynch" is an American writer of books for young people. His works include Inexcusable, a finalist for the U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature, and Iceman, Shadow Boxer, Gold Dust, and Slot Machine, all ALA Best Books for Young Adults; Freewill was also a runner-up for the Michael L. Printz Award. Some of his works are intended for a high school level audience; some for children and younger teenagers.

His short story "The Pellet in the paint can" has been included in the collection Guys Write for Guys Read. (New York: Viking, 2005), and "Arrangements" was included in No Such Thing as the Real World (Harper Collins, 2009 ISBN 978-0-06-147058-5).

Lynch was born in Boston where he graduated from Emerson College and teaches Creative Writing at Lesley University as of 2011.

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