Alan Hustak is the author of Titanic: The Canadian Story and Saint Patrick's of Montreal: The Biography of a Basilica, both published by Véhicule Press. Saint Patrick's was a finalist for the 1998 QSPELL Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction. Alan Hustak is also the author of Lougheed: A Biography (McClelland & Stewart) and They Were Hanged (james Lorimer).

During the summer, 2000, Véhicule Press will be publishing two guide books by Alan Hustak. This new new series of Montreal walking tours will begin with Montreal Above and Below Ground and Exploring Old Montreal.

Alan Hustak was born in Saskatchewan. He worked as a broadcaster for both the CBC and CTV television networks. Since 1988 he has been a feature writer at the Montreal Gazette. He lives in Old Montreal.