About

William Hazelgrove is the National Bestselling author of ten novels and ten nonfiction titles. His books have received starred reviews in Publisher Weekly Kirkus, Booklist, Book of the Month Selections, ALA Editors Choice Awards Junior Library Guild Selections, Literary Guild Selections, History Book Club Selections and optioned for the movies. He was the Ernest Hemingway Writer in Residence where he wrote in the attic of Ernest Hemingway's birthplace. He has written articles and reviews for USA Today, The Smithsonian Magazine, and other publications and has been featured on NPR All Things Considered. The New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, CSPAN, USA Today have all covered his books with features. His books Tobacco Sticks, (represented by Joel Gotler) The Pitcher, Real Santa, and Madam President have been optioned for screen and television rights. His book Madam President The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson is currently in development. The option on The Pitcher was fully executed when the script was approved. He has two forthcoming books The Brilliant Con of Cassie Chadwick and Writing Gatsby The Real Story of the Writing of the Greatest American Novel

Other Works

  • Jack Pine

    2105
  • Real Santa

    2104
  • 160 Minutes The Race to Rescue Titanic

    2022
  • Greed in the Gilded Age The Brilliant Con of Cassie Chadwick

    2022
  • Morristown The Hardest Winter of the Revolution and the plot to kidnap George Washington

    2021
  • The Brilliant Con of Cassie Chadwick

    2021
  • 160 Minutes The Race to Save the Titanic

    2021
  • Henry Knox's Noble Train

    2020
  • Sally Rand American Sex Symbol

    2020
  • Sally Rand American Sex Symbol

    2020
  • Shots Fired in Terminal 2

    2018
  • Wright Brothers Wrong Story

    2018
  • Forging A President How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt

    2017
  • Al Capone and the 1933 Worlds Fair

    2016
  • Madam President The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson

    2016
  • My Best Year

    2016
  • The Bad Author

    2015
  • The Pitcher 2

    2014
  • The Pitcher

    2013
  • Rocket Man

    2008

Awards and Recognition

  • Society of Colonial Wars Annual Book Award for Henry Knoxs Noble Train
  • Literary Guild Selections, Book of the Month Club Selections, Jr Library Guild Selections, ALA Editors Choice, Hemingway Writer in Residence, Starred Reviews Publishers Weekly and Booklist
  • American Library Association Editors Choice Award
  • History Book Club Selections
  • Ohioanna Literary Award Finalist Wright Brothers Wrong Story
  • History Book Club Selection Morristown The Darkest Winter of the Revolution and the Plot to Kidnap George Washington

Press and Media Mentions