Walter Mosley is one of the most versatile and admired writers in America today. He is the author of close to 60 critically-acclaimed books, including the just-released John Woman, Down the River Unto the Sea, and the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins. Mosley's books have been adapted for film and television with new projects in development. His work has been translated into 25 languages and includes literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. His short fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and The Nation, among other publications. In 2013, he was inducted into the New York State Writers Hall of Fame, and he is the winner of numerous awards, including an 0. Henry Award, the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award, a Grammy, and PEN America's Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New York City, but he is back in LA again this year working in the writer's room for John Singleton's FX series, Snowfall.