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Scott Phillips (born 1961) is an American writer of crime fiction in the noir tradition. He was born in Wichita, Kansas, and lived for several years in France, working as a translator and photographer; then in California as a screenwriter, co-writing a 1996 straight-to-video thriller called Crosscut.
Total Books: 43
His first novel, The Ice Harvest, was published in 2000, and won the California Book Award, as well as being nominated for the Edgar Award and Hammett Prize, and shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award. A black comic noir thriller set in the low-rent world of sleazy Wichita strip clubs on Christmas Eve 1979, The Ice Harvest was adapted into a film of the same title in 2005. He followed this in 2002 with The Walkaway, a prequel set largely in Wichita during the 1940s. His third novel, Cottonwood, set in Kansas and California during the Western era, was published in 2003.
, Phillips lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with his wife and daughter.