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Former District Attorney & Bestselling Author of "Defending Jacob"

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William Landay is a former assistant district attorney and bestselling novelist.

Prior to becoming a writer, Landay served for seven years as an Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He holds degrees from Yale University and Boston College Law School.

His first novel, Mission Flats, was awarded the John Creasey Dagger (now called the New Blood Dagger) as the best debut crime novel of 2003 by the British Crime Writers Association.

His second novel, The Strangler, was an L.A. Times crime novel favorite and was nominated for the Strand Magaznine Critics Award as best crime novel of 2007.

Landay's third novel, Defending Jacob, was released in January 2012. It was well received by critics and became an immediate New York Times best seller. Defending Jacob was awarded the Strand Magazine Critics Award for best mystery novel of 2012 and was nominated for several other awards, including the Barry Award and Hammett Prize, both for best crime novel; the International Thriller Writers Award for best thriller; the Harper Lee Prize for best legal novel; and the Goodreads Choice Award for both best mystery/thriller and best author.

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Defending Jacob: A Novel

Defending Jacob: A Novel

The Strangler: A Novel

The Strangler: A Novel

Mission Flats: A Novel

Mission Flats: A Novel

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William Landay

Former District Attorney & Bestselling Author of "Defending Jacob"

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William Landay Biography

William Landay is a former assistant district attorney and bestselling novelist.

Prior to becoming a writer, Landay served for seven years as an Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He holds degrees from Yale University and Boston College Law School.

His first novel, Mission Flats, was awarded the John Creasey Dagger (now called the New Blood Dagger) as the best debut crime novel of 2003 by the British Crime Writers Association.

His second novel, The Strangler, was an L.A. Times crime novel favorite and was nominated for the Strand Magaznine Critics Award as best crime novel of 2007.

Landay's third novel, Defending Jacob, was released in January 2012. It was well received by critics and became an immediate New York Times best seller. Defending Jacob was awarded the Strand Magazine Critics Award for best mystery novel of 2012 and was nominated for several other awards, including the Barry Award and Hammett Prize, both for best crime novel; the International Thriller Writers Award for best thriller; the Harper Lee Prize for best legal novel; and the Goodreads Choice Award for both best mystery/thriller and best author.

William Landay Videos

  • Authors At Google: William Landay, Defending Jacob
  • Author Magazine Interview
  • Adam Curry Interview

William Landay Books

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    Booking fees for William Landay, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire William Landay, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for William Landay?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like William Landay for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book William Landay for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent William Landay or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for William Landay or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

William Landay is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book William Landay for your event is available upon request. William Landay generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marisa Silver, Danielle Evans, Ruth Ozeki, Robert K. Massie and Sebastian Barry. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling William Landay for an upcoming event.

William Landay Speaker Videos

  • Authors At Google: William Landay, Defending Jacob
    Author Magazine Interview
  • Adam Curry Interview

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