Jason Starr is an American author, comic book writer and screenwriter from New York City. Starr has written numerous crime fiction novels and thrillers.
Starr's Tough Luck, a novel published in 2003, was a Barry Award Winner for Best Paperback Original and was a nominee at the 2004 Anthony Awards for Best Paperback Original. Twisted City won the award for Best Paperback Original at the 2005 Anthony Award. Furthermore, in 2011, The Chill won the first ever Anthony Award for Best Graphic Novel.
Starr is part of a literary circle that includes Ken Bruen, Daniel Woodrell, Wallace Stroby, Alan Glynn, Ed Brusker, Lee Child, Bret Easton Ellis, Megan Abbott, Brian Azzarello and Alison Gaylin.