Pearce Hansen is an Oakland native residing in Seattle with his wife Pia. Pearce's fiction is inspired by events and experiences from his youth growing up in the East Bay.
He's been writing 20 years with over 100 publications including three novels, one short story collection and six anthology inclusions. He's an alumnus of Anthony Neil Smith's legendary Plots With Guns! and Todd Robinson's Thuglit. He's been reviewed by Eddie Muller in the SF Chronicle, and blurbed by Joe Lansdale, Michael Shea, Ken Bruen and Laird Barron. His work's been translated into Finnish and Spanish, and adapted as a limited edition comic book.