Gregg Hurwitz

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Gregg Hurwitz
Born Bay Area
Occupation novelist and comic book writer
Nationality American
Education Masters
Alma mater Harvard University, Trinity College, Oxford
Genre Crime
Notable works Batman: The Dark Knight
Foolkiller: White Angels
Penguin: Pain and Prejudice
Punisher
Website
www.gregghurwitz.net

Gregg Hurwitz is an American author of crime novels, screenplays, and comic books.

Personal life and education[edit]

Hurwitz grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area[1] graduating from Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose. While completing a bachelor of arts degree from Harvard University (1995) and a master's from Trinity College, Oxford in Shakespearean tragedy (1996), he wrote his first novel. He was the undergraduate scholar-athlete of the year at Harvard for pole vaulting and played college soccer in England, where he was a Knox Fellow.[2]

He lives in Los Angeles.[1]

Career[edit]

Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of fourteen novels, most recently Don’t Look Back, You’re Next, The 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.

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

Comics[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

Marvel Comics[edit]

Television[edit]

  • V (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wilkens, John (July 23, 2011). "For Hurwitz, thrillers come when sleep won’t". U-T San Diego. Archived from the original on August 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ Sisterson, Craig (May 20, 2011). "Gregg Hurwitz: Writing from experience". The New Zealand Herald. Archived from the original on October 5, 2014. 

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