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About J.L. Pattison

J.L. Pattison is a two-time award winning author of speculative fiction.


He received first place in Libertopia's 2018 "Best Libertarian Fiction” category for his book The Island as well as first place in Libertopia's 2017 "Best Libertarian Fiction” category for his time travel book Saving Kennedy. 

His latest book, The Man Who Thought He Could Fly, is a collection of twelve Twilight Zone-stlye tales available now. His latest short story, Twelve White Tulips, has been published in the Life anthology by Doorway Publishing, and is available now in paperback and Kindle.

J.L. Pattison has devoted the past quarter century of his life to private and criminal investigations with plans to spend the next quarter century devoted to writing the kinds of stories you want to read.

When he isn't turning coffee into books, J.L. Pattison can be found at where his articles and essays have been featured in publications such as The Startup, Predict, Liberation Day, The Writing Cooperative, and The Writer's Sanctuary

J.L. Pattison lives in the United States with his wife and six amazing children where he's feverishly working on his next book, What Lurks Beneath, a collection of short stories slated for release in 2023


2021 - Life Anthology (Twelve White Tulips)
2020 - The Man Who Thought He Could Fly
2018 - The Island
2016 - Saving Kennedy
2016 - Alibi Interrupted
2015 - The Visitor

Writings Featured in Media

Conversations at Midnight (Podcast)        2022
Conversations at Midnight (Podcast)        2022
Wretched TV                                                  2015

Wretched Radio                                             2015
Wretched Radio                                             2012
Way of the Master Radio                             2008


Media Appearances

The Write Stuff (Video Podcast)
Episode 1                                2018
1st Chapter (Podcast) 
Episode 16                              2018
PJC Media (Podcast)
Investigation Discovery: Murder by Numbers  (TV Show) ​Season 1   Episode 3  Murder Calling         2017


1st Place: Libertopia's "Best Libertarian Fiction" award
for The Island       2018 
Saving Kennedy wins Libertarian Fiction Award
1st Place: Libertopia's "Best Libertarian Fiction" award
for Saving Kennedy       2017 
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