A full-time professional writer since 1969, Bill Pronzini has published more than 30 novels, including a dozen in the "Nameless Detective" series; 275 short stories, articles, and essys in a wide variety of fields; and some 35 anthologies, including several in coeditorship with Martin H. Greenberg
, a "Nameless Detective" novel, won Pronzini the PWA (Private Eye Writers of America) Best Novel Award for 1981. His fiction has been translated into 17 languages and published in two dozen countries around the world. Pronzini was a charter member of the PWA and served as its first president. He lives in San Francisco.
William John Pronzini (USA, b. 1943) is married to author Marcia Muller