Dan Mahoney

Dan Mahoney was born in 1952 in New York City. He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in English Literature. After graduation he worked at the Village Voice newspaper as a copy editor and then moved into advertising where he worked for several years before becoming a full time writer. His first book, A Life of Crime: The Adventures of Dan Murphy (1994) won the National Book Award for Fiction and was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Best American Short Stories of 1994. His second novel, The Night Watchman (1998), was shortlisted for the National Book Award and won the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction.

In 1999 he published his third novel, The Last Days of New Amsterdam (1999). It received critical acclaim and won him two awards: the Lambda Literary Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and the Edgar Allan Poe Award. In 2002 he released his fourth novel, The Road Less Traveled (2002).

It was nominated for both the PEN/Hemingway Award and the British Fantasy Award. In 2003 he released his fifth novel, The Last Man on Earth (2003). It won the Locus Award for Best First Novel and was named one of Publishers Weekly’s “Ten Best Books of 2003”. In 2004 he released his sixth novel, The Unwinding World (2004). It won the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker Awards. In 2008 he released his seventh novel, World of Hurt (2008). It won the Stoker Award for Best Novel and was nominated for the Locus Award for Best Horror Novel. He lives in New York City with his husband, photographer Simon Coverdale.


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Sources & references used in this article:

Queering the interview by TSK Kong, D Mahoney, K Plummer – Handbook of interview …, 2002 – books.google.com

Constructing reflexive fieldwork relationships: Narrating my collaborative storytelling methodology by D Mahoney – Qualitative Inquiry, 2007 – journals.sagepub.com

MyLibrary, A Personalization Service for Digital Library Environments. by M Di Giacomo, D Mahoney, J Bollen… – DELOS, 2001 – Citeseer

Ownership, scarcity, and economic decision making by D Mahoney – The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, 2002 – Springer

Ethics in the Classroom: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice. by D Mahoney – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2008 – ERIC

Flashpoint@ LANL. gov: A simple smart search interface by D Mahoney, M Di Giacomo – Issues in science and technology librarianship, 2001 – istl.org

Ethics and the School Administrator: Balancing Today’s Complex Issues. by D Mahoney – 2006 – ERIC

Using free-time to reduce verbal and behavioral interruptions in a high school residential classroom setting by D Mahoney, TF McLaughlin – Child & family behavior therapy, 1989 – Taylor & Francis