Bio

Short Bio:

Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times bestselling author of 13 thrillers, most recently, Tell No Lies . His novels have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been translated into 22 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. He recently announced that he will be developing his Tim Rackley books for TNT/Sony. Gregg resides in Los Angeles.

Long Bio:

Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of thirteen novels, most recently They’re Watching, You’re NextThe Survivor and Tell No Lies. 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  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:

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

Comics/Graphic Novels:

For a full bibliography of Gregg’s Comics, click here.

Short Stories:

“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

Academic Articles:

“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