Kuzneski, Chris 1969-

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KUZNESKI, Chris 1969-

PERSONAL: Born September 2, 1969, in Indiana, PA; son of Andrew (in insurance, banking, and securities) and Joyce (a homemaker and gardener; maiden name, Adamson) Kuzneski. Education: University of Pittsburgh, B.A. (writing), 1991, M.A. (education), 1993. Hobbies and other interests: Sports, reading, writing.

ADDRESSES: Home—Near Pittsburgh, PA. Office—c/o Paradox Publishing, P.O. Box 901, Wexford, PA 15090-0901. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Journalist, educator, and fiction writer. Pitt News, Pittsburgh, PA, sportswriter, 1988-91; Indiana Gazette, Indiana, PA, sportswriter, 1991-93; Franklin Area School District, Franklin, PA, English teacher, 1993-98.

MEMBER: Mystery Writers of America.

WRITINGS:

The Plantation, Paradox Publishing (Wexford, PA), 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A new thriller novel titled Sign of the Cross.

SIDELIGHTS: Chris Kuzneski told CA: "I've been interested in writing for as long as I can remember. As a fourth grader, I wrote my first book, which was called The Monster's Cookbook. My grade school librarian was so impressed that she had it bound and put in the school's library. From that moment on, I knew I wanted to be a writer."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Chris Kuzneski Web site,http://www.chriskuzneski.com (November 6, 2003).