Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times bestselling author of 12 thrillers, most recently, The Survivor (8/12). His novels have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been translated into 22 languages.
He has also written comics for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin) and produced and written screenplays for film and television (ABC’s “V”, “Expulsion” spec script to Warner Bros, and many more). He recently announced that he will be developing his Tim Rackley books for TNT/Sony. Gregg resides in Los Angeles.
Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of twelve novels, most recently Trust No One, They’re Watching, You’re Next, and The Survivor. His books have been nominated for numerous awards, shortlisted twice for best novel of the year by International Thriller Writers, nominated for CWA’s Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, chosen as feature selections for all four major literary book clubs, honored as Book Sense Picks, nominated for the Galaxy National Book Award, and translated into twenty two languages.
Gregg has written screenplays for or sold spec scripts to many of the major studios, and written, developed, and produced television (including ABC’s “V”) for various networks. He has also written comics for Marvel and DC, tackling characters ranging from Wolverine to Batman. He has published numerous academic articles on Shakespeare, taught fiction writing in the USC English Department, and guest lectured for UCLA, and for Harvard in the United States and internationally. In the course of researching his thrillers, he has sneaked onto demolition ranges with Navy SEALs, swum with sharks in the Galápagos, and gone undercover into mind-control cults.
Hurwitz grew up in the Bay Area. While completing a BA from Harvard (’95) and a master’s from Trinity College, Oxford in Shakespearean tragedy (’96), he wrote his first novel. He was the undergraduate scholar-athlete of the year at Harvard for his pole-vaulting exploits, and played college soccer in England, where he was a Knox fellow. He now lives in L.A. where he continues to play soccer, frequently injuring himself.
The Survivor, St. Martins Press, 2012
You’re Next, St. Martins Press, 2011
They’re Watching, St. Martins Press, 2010 (published as Or She Dies in the UK)
Trust No One, St. Martins Press, 2009 (published as We Know in the UK)
The Crime Writer, Viking, 2007 (published as I See You in the UK)
Last Shot, William Morrow, 2006
Troubleshooter, William Morrow, 2005
The Program, William Morrow, 2004
The Kill Clause, William Morrow, 2003
Do No Harm, William Morrow, 2002
Minutes to Burn, HarperCollins, 2001
The Tower, Simon & Schuster, 1999
“Damage,” Hint Fiction, W. W. Norton & Company, 2010
“The Thief,” First Thrills, Forge Books, 2010
“Back and Forth,” Uncage Me, Bleak House Books, 2009
“Dirty Weather,” Thriller, Mira Books, 2006
“The Real Thing,” Meeting Across the River, BloomsburyUSA, 2005
“All Said and Done,” Show Business is Murder, Berkeley Crime Press, 2004
“Transforming Text: Iago’s Infection in Welles’ Othello.”
Word & Image journal, UPenn, Volume 13, No 4, October-December 1997
“The Fountain, from the which my Current Runs”: A Jungian Interpretation of Othello.”
The Upstart Crow, Clemson University, Volume XX, 2000
“A Tempest, A Birth and Death: Freud, Jung, and Shakespeare’s Pericles.”
Sexuality and Culture, Rutgers University, Volume 6 Number 3, Summer 2002