Harold Schechter (editor) biography

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Harold Schechter (editor)

Harold Schechter (editor) Biography

Harold Schechter is a professor of American literature and culture at Queens College, the City University of New York. He is widely celebrated for both fiction and true-crime writing, including The Devil's Gentleman and The Serial Killer Files. He lives in Brooklyn and Mattituck, Long Island, with his wife, the poet Kimiko Hahn.

This biography was last updated on 09/26/2011.

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