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Anthony Breznican is an American journalist and novelist. He is a former senior staff writer for Entertainment Weekly and has written notably about  Philip Seymour Hoffman  and  Fred Rogers of , Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  among other topics. His first novel,  Brutal Youth, was published by the Thomas Dunne imprint of St. Martin's Press in June 2014. Reviewing the novel for  , Jan Blodgett said "Breznican captures a perfect balance of horror, heartbreak, and resilience" in his depiction of a Library Journal Catholic high school fraught with hazing. In  Kevin Nance called it a "bluntly effective debut novel" and "crackling good entertainment." USA Today 
Breznican grew up in
New Kensington, Pennsylvania and attended the  University of Pittsburgh. He is married with two children and lives in Los Angeles.  
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