Jesse Sublett

Please join us this coming Wednesday as we speak with author and musician Jesse Sublett about his latest book, 1960’s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capital, among other subjects.

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Jesse Sublett is a writer and artist based in Austin, Texas, where he lives with his wife, Lois Richwine, and several cats.

You can find more information about his published novels and nonfiction by visiting his Books page. Sublett has published a number of crime novels, novellas, short stories and nonfiction crime articles. He has also published a true crime memoir and the definitive work of History of the Texas Turnpike Authority. As a ghost writer and/or provider of various author services, Sublett has contributed (as writer, editor, consultant, etc.) to a larger number of published books on a variety of subjects.

His work has been published in many print magazines, including the New York Times, Texas Observer, Texas Monthly, Texas Tribune, and Austin Chronicle. In the 1990s through 2010, Sublett wrote extensively for the History Channel. He’s written for reality TV and other TV/ film projects, including a film, “Deep in the Heart (of Texas),” which he adapted from a play with Stephen Purvis and Tom Huckabee. Check out the DVD on Amazon. Interested in Attila the Hun? You can watch the Biography episode he wrote here.

Information about Jesse Sublett’s music career is to be found on his Music page, and in various other online sources, including Wikipedia.