LAWSON, James. American, b. 1938. Genres: Novels. Career: Sr. Vice President 1982-93, Creative Director, 1986-93, DDB Needham Worldwide, NYC (Associate Creative Director, 1982-86). Copywriter, McCann-Marschalk Advertising, 1961-62, J. Walker Thompson Advertising, NYC, 1963-64, and Al Paul Lefton Advertising, Philadelphia, 1964-66; Reporter, Aspen Times, Colorado, 1962; Vice-President and Copy Supvr., Doyle Dane Bernbach Advertising, NYC, 1966-78; Sr. Vice-President and Director of Creative Services, Doremus and Co., NYC., 1978-80; Vice President and Creative Director, Cunningham and Walsh Advertising, Los Angeles, 1980-82. Publications: NOVELS: Disconnections, 1968; The American Book of the Dead, 1972; Crimes of the Unconscious, 1974; The Girl Watcher, 1975; The Copley Chronicles, 1980; The Fanatic, 1980; Forgeries of the Heart, 1982; The Madman's Kiss, 1988, screenplay, 1992; The Reluctant God, 1993; Tales of Summer, 1997. SCREENPLAYS: The Age of Secrets, 1993; The Agency, 1993; Out of Bounds, 1994; Human Relations, 1994; Temporary Insanity, 1994; By Reason of Insanity, 1995; Going Nowhere, 1996; Why We're Here, 1997. OTHER: Andris in Isolation (play), 1993. Address: 151 Charles St., New York, NY 10014-2539, U.S.A.