ENGEL, Howard. Also writes as F. X. Woolf. Canadian, b. 1931. Genres: Novels, Criminology/True Crime, Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Plays/Screenplays, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Full-time novelist, 1985-. Freelance broadcaster, 1956-67, radio producer, 1967-68, Executive Producer, 1968-80, and Literary Ed., 1980-85, CBC, Toronto. Co-founder, 1982, Treasurer, 1982-85, Ed. of Fingerprints, 1985-86, and Chairman, 1986-87, Crime Writers of CA; Canadian Give the Gift of Literacy Foundation, director, 1992. Publications: NOVELS: The Suicide Murders, 1980, (screenplay), 1984; The Ransom Game, 1981; Murder on Location, 1982; Murder Sees the Light, 1984, (screenplay), 1985; (with J. Hamilton, as F.X. Woolf) Murder in Space, 1985; A City Called July, 1986; A Victim Must Be Found, 1988; Dead and Buried, 1990; Murder in Montparnasse, 1992; There Was an Old Woman, 1993; Getting Away with Murder, 1995; Mr Doyle & Dr Bell, 1997; The Cooperman Variations, 2001; also radio plays. OTHER: The Whole Megillah (novella), 1992; (ed. with E. Wright) Criminal Shorts (short stories), 1992; Lord High Executioner (nonfiction), 1996. Address: c/o Beverley Slopen Agency, 131 Bloor St W Ste 711, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2L5.