Richard Perhacs is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He earned a law degree from the Duquesne University School of Law, where he edited the law review. Although he’d much rather travel in Latin America, or write books, he holds down a day job practicing law at a large firm in Erie, Pennsylvania. In June 2017, Rick received a Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill's nationally recognized program. His second novel, Rogue, was his master's thesis, with publication anticipated in 2018.​​ 

​​​​​A published author of professional works, Cuernavaca was Rick’s debut work of fiction. 

Rick has devoted much of his free time during the last decade to traveling in the interior of Mexico and studying Spanish. He’s been a frequent visitor to the state of Morelos and the city of Cuernavaca, the setting of his first work of fiction. Back in the states, he’s devoted himself to volunteer work with Erie’s Latino community.

Comments, suggestions and inquiries are welcome and can be submitted through the contact page of this website. He’ll respond to all of them