KRASNER, William. American, b. 1917. Genres: Novels, Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Poetry, Medicine/Health, Social sciences, Meteorology/Atmospheric sciences, Psychology, Writing/Journalism. Career: Freelance writer and ed., 1946-. KMOX-TV (CBS), St. Louis, MO, TV producer and writer, 1958; Washington University, St. Louis, writer/editor, 1961-62; Trans-Action Magazine, co-founder, articles ed., and chief writer, 1963-69; Psychiatric Reporter, Philadelphia, sr. associate ed., 1969; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, editorial consultant, 1969-73; Temple University, writer/editor, 1977; NIMH, psychology writer, 1978. Publications: Walk the Dark Streets, 1949; The Gambler, 1950; North of Welfare, 1954; The Stag Party, 1957; Kwajalein Cemetery, 1957; Salem Village (radio play and later staged), 1959; Drug-Trip Abroad, 1973; Francis Parkman: Dakota Legend, 1982; Death of a Minor Poet, 1984; Resort to Murder, 1985; Look for the Dancer, 1991. Contributor of poetry and articles to periodicals. Address: 538 Berwyn Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1607, U.S.A.