by Thomas Garlinghouse
Tom Garlinghouse is a science journalist and novelist based in Santa Cruz, California. He received an MA in science journalism from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 2019 and has written for numerous publications both in print and online. His articles have appeared in such diverse venues as the Monterey Herald and the San Jose Mercury News as well as Livescience.com, Sapiens.com, and British History Today. Prior to his journalism career, he worked as an archaeologist, having received his Ph.D. in archaeology from the University of California, Davis. This job took him all over the state of California where he worked on Native American village sites, quarry sites, burial sites, and Spanish colonial missions. He has also conducted extensive ethnographic research using archives housed at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C.
Tom has long harbored an interest in literature and is a fan of such classic authors as Shakespeare, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Conan Doyle, Dumas, and Stevenson, among many others. He also enjoys reading scholarly essays about obscure and little-known authors.
A native Californian, Tom was born in Laguna Beach and grew up in the town of Capistrano Beach. He is a runner, avid surfer and hiker who enjoys the outdoors, exotic foods, classical music, and strong English teas.
A mystery novelist. A tormented physicist. A metaphysical adventure.
Books by Thomas Garlinghouse