Patrick Wensink is the author of five books for grownups, including the bestseller, Broken Piano for President. NPR named his most recent novel, Fake Fruit Factory, one of the best books of 2015.
His journalism appears in the New York Times, Esquire, Salon, Men’s Health, Oxford American and others.
In 2017, HarperCollins published his first children’s book, Go! Go! Gorillas!. The sequel, Gorillas Go Bananas hit shelves in 2018.
He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Portland State University.
He teaches at a university in Tennessee and directs the Mountain Heritage Literary Festival.