Joe Ide, author of Hi Five, grew up in South Central Los Angeles, where his favorite books were the Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes stories. Hi Five is the fourth installment of Ide’s IQ series. His debut novel, IQ, went on to win the Anthony, Macavity, and Shamus awards. Joe lives in Santa Monica, Cal.
Gabino Iglesias, author of Coyote Songs and Zero Saints and editor of Both Sides: An Anthology of Border Noir, is a writer, professor, and translator living in Austin, Tex.