PATRICK CANNING is the author of several novels, including Cryptofauna (2018), The Colonel and the Bee (2018), Hawthorn Woods (2020), and Cryptonalia (2021). He has also published several short stories. When he isn’t writing, he enjoys playing beach volleyball, following space exploration, and losing at bar trivia. Some of his favorite authors include Bill Watterson, Liane Moriarty, David Foster Wallace, Stephen King, and Kurt Vonnegut.
Patrick lives in Los Angeles with his Australian Shepherd, Hank, who some consider to be the greatest dog of all time.