Patrick Whitehurst is a fiction and nonfiction writer. He’s the author of the novellas “Monterey Noir” and “Monterey Pulp.” His third novella, “Monterey Lies,” is in the works. His most recent nonfiction book, “Haunted Monterey County,” reveals the many ghostly locations found in the Central Coast community. He’s currently at work on a new book, “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson.” His short fiction has been featured on the Shotgun Honey website, in the anthology “Shotgun Honey Presents: Recoil,” in Switchblade Magazine, and in upcoming issues of Pulp Modern and Hoosier Noir. His book reviews and author interviews can be found at Suspense Magazine.
Patrick strives in his writing to normalize the gray areas found in every day life. Nothing is ever black and white.
As a journalist, he’s covered everything from the deaths of nineteen Granite Mountain Hotshots to President Barack Obama’s visit to Grand Canyon.
Patrick lives in Tucson, Arizona.