Alan Hines is the author of a novel, Square Dance (Harper & Row), and the screenplay adaptation. Square Dance (Island Pictures) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival as did the film of his screenplay for Save Me. Other screenplay credits include Guilt by Association, Ambulance Girl, and The Interrogation of Michael Crowe, which received a Peabody Award. His short fiction has appeared in New World Writing, storySouth, The Literateur, and elsewhere. He has been awarded the Yukio Mishma Award for Short Fiction and the D.H. Lawrence Fellowship for the novel Square Dance. Hines has taught writing at Drexel University and Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
He divides his time between Central Florida and Exmoor, Somerset