Whitney Terrell

Whitney Terrell

Assistant Professor + Author
Whitney Terrell’s most recent novel, The Good Lieutenant, was nominated for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. The Washington Post and The Boston Globe selected the novel as a best book of 2016. He is also the author of The Huntsman, a New York Times notable book, and The King of Kings County. He was an embedded reporter in Iraq during 2006 and 2010 and covered the war for the Washington Post Magazine, Slate, and NPR. His nonfiction has additionally appeared in The New York Times, Harper’s, The New Republic, The Kansas City Star, and other publications. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and lives nearby with his family.