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Miles Corwin

Miles Corwin is a former crime reporter at the Los Angeles Times, where he wrote about the LAPD, homicide in South-Central Los Angeles, prisons, and the criminal justice system.

A native of Los Angeles, he graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara and received an M.A. at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Corwin is the author of three nonfiction books: The Killing Season, a national bestseller; And Still We Rise, the winner of the PEN West award for nonfiction and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year; and Homicide Special, a Los Angeles Times bestseller.

Kind of Blue, his first novel, was named one of Booklist's Top Ten First Crime Novels of 2010. His next book in the Ash Levine series, Midnight Alley, was released in April 2012.

Corwin teaches literary journalism at the University of California, Irvine.


Author Photo © Frank Noack

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