Chuck Hogan is the New York Times bestselling author of five acclaimed novels, including The Town, which was awarded the Hammett Prize for "literary excellence in the field of crime writing," and was adapted into the 2010 hit film directed by Ben Affleck.

With Oscar®-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, he is the co-author of the internationally bestselling trilogy The Strain, as well as a co-creator and executive producer of the television series, for which he has written or co-written five of the thirteen first-season episodes.

His non-fiction has appeared in The New York Times and ESPN The Magazine, and his short fiction has twice been anthologized in The Best American Mystery Stories. He lives near Boston with his family.