Bio

HURWITZ-color-shot-V1bShort Bio:

Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times bestselling author of 15 thrillers, including the upcoming ORPHAN X. His novels have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been translated into 25 languages.

He is also a New York Times Bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin). Additionally, he’s written screenplays for or sold spec scripts to many of the major studios, and written, developed, and produced television  for various networks.  Gregg resides in Los Angeles.

Long Bio:

Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of 15 novels, including the upcoming ORPHAN X. 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 25 languages.

Gregg has written screenplays for or sold spec scripts to many of the major studios, and written, developed, and produced television  for various networks. He is also a New York Times Bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin). 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 and a master’s from Trinity College, Oxford in Shakespearean tragedy, 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.


Novels:

  • Don’t Look Back, St. Martins Press, 2014
  • Tell No Lies, St. Martins Press, 2013
  • 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

Short Stories:

  • “The Thief,” First Thrills, Forge Books, 2010
  • “Damage,” Hint Fiction, W. W. Norton & Company, 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

Academic Articles:

  • “A Tempest, A Birth and Death: Freud, Jung, and Shakespeare’s Pericles.”
    Sexuality and Culture, Rutgers University, Volume 6 Number 3, Summer 2002
  • “The Fountain, from the which my Current Runs: A Jungian Interpretation of Othello.”
    The Upstart Crow, Clemson University, Volume XX, 2000
  • “Transforming Text: Iago’s Infection in Welles’ Othello.”
    Word & Image journal, UPenn, Volume 13, No 4, October-December 1997

Comics Bibliography

Batman Books:

  • The New 52 Zero Omnibus, DC Comics, 2012
  • Batman Detective #0, The Final Lesson, DC Comics, 2012
  • The Dark Knight #0, Chill in the Air, DC Comics 2012
  • The Dark Knight #10, The Hollow Man, DC Comics, 2012
  • The Dark Knight #11, Cycle of Violence, DC Comics, 2012
  • The Dark Knight #12, Mirror, Mirror, DC Comics, 2012
  • The Dark Knight #13, The Undead Past, DC Comics, 2012
  • The Dark Knight #14, The Twilight Kingdom, DC Comics, 2012
  • The Dark Knight #15, Cross to Bear, DC Comics, 2012
  • The Dark Knight Trade Edition #2: Cycle of Violence (issues #10-#15, #0), DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #16, Touch of Crazy, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #17, Sweet Obsession, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #18, Devil’s Bargain, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #19, Pool of Tears, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #20, Down, Down, Down, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #21, Mad, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight Trade Edition #3: Mad (issues #16-#21), DC Comics, 2014
  • The Dark Knight Annual #1, Once Upon a Midnight Dreary, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #22, Breaking Point, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #23, Rampant, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #24, Audience of One, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight #25, Full House, DC Comics, 2013
  • The Dark Knight Trade Edition #4 Clay (issues #22-27), DC Comics, 2015
  • Batman Detective Trade Edition #2: Scare Tactics, DC Comics, 2014
  • Detective Comics #27 Special 75th Anniversary Edition, DC Comics, 2014

The Penguin

  • Penguin: Pain And Prejudice #1, Cold World, DC Comics, 2011
  • Penguin: Pain And Prejudice #2, Beautiful Boy, DC Comics, 2011
  • Penguin: Pain And Prejudice #3, Blind Love, DC Comics, 2011
  • Penguin: Pain And Prejudice #4, Practice Run, DC Comics, 2012
  • Penguin: Pain And Prejudice #5, Touch of Death, DC Comics, 2012
  • Penguin: Pain And Prejudice Trade Edition (issues #1-#5), DC Comics, 2012

Moon Knight

  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #1, Knight Falls, Marvel, 2009
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #2, Past is Prologue, Marvel, 2009
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #3, Full Moon, Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #4, The Bushman Cometh, Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #5, The Sentry’s Curse, Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #6, The White Knight, Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of the Moon Knight Collection (includes issues #1-3), Marvel, 2010
    Vengeance of the Moon Knight Collection: Shock and Awe (includes issues #1-6), Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #7: Killed Not Dead, Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #8: Sweet Slumber, Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #9: Collision, Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight #10: Team Player, Marvel, 2010
  • Vengeance of Moon Knight Trade Edition #2: Killed, Not Dead (issues #7-10), Marvel, 2010
  • Shadowland #1: The Second Avatar, Marvel, 2010
  • Shadowland #2: Eclipsed, Marvel, 2010
  • Shadowland #3: Brothers in Arms, Marvel, 2010
  • Shadowland Collection (includes issues #1-3), Marvel, 2011

Punisher

  • Punisher #61, Quinceanera, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Punisher #62, Another Day in Paradise, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Punisher #63, She is Dead, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Punisher #64, Satan Dust, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Punisher #65, Jigsaw, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Punisher Trade Edition #6 (issues #61-#66), Marvel MAX, 2011
  • Gateway (included in Punisher #75), Marvel MAX 2009
    Punisher: Girls in White Dresses, trade, Marvel MAX 2009

Wolverine

  • Wolverine Annual #1, The Death Song of J. Patrick Smitty, Marvel, 2007
  • Wolverine, Swallowed the Spider (or Flies to a Spider), Marvel, 2008
  • Wolverine, Punching Bag (included in Switchback), Marvel, 2008
  • Wolverine, Dangerous Games (includes Death Song), hardcover and softcover trade, Marvel, 2009
  • Wolverine, Flies to a Spider trade collection (includes Flies to a Spider), Marvel, 2009

FoolKiller

  • Foolkiller #1, A Day Late and Forty Thousand Dollars Short, Marvel MAX, 2007
  • Foolkiller #2, Fortune’s Fool, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller #3, Fool’s Errand, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller #4, Foolproof, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller #5, Nobody’s Fool, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller Limited Series #1: Fool’s Paradise (issues #1-#5), Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller #1, White Angels, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller #2, Punishment Fits the Crime, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller #3, Fool’s Gold, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller #4, Goodnight Moon, Marvel MAX, 2008
  • Foolkiller #5, Play the Fool, Marvel MAX 2008
  • Foolkiller Limited Series #2: White Angels (issues #1-#5), Marvel MAX, 2009

Others

  • Red Mercury (included in the The Savage Axe of Ares), Marvel, 2010