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Eryk Pruitt

Eryk Pruitt is a screenwriter, author and filmmaker. He wrote and produced the short film FOODIE which went on to win eight top awards at over sixteen film festivals. His short fiction has appeared in The Avalon Literary Review, Thuglit, Pulp Modern, and Zymbol, among others, and he was a finalist for the Derringer Award. He is the author of the novels DIRTBAGS and HASHTAG. He is the host of the monthly radio show and podcast: The Crime Scene with Eryk Pruitt. He lives in Durham, NC with his wife Lana and their cat Busey.

Genres: Mystery
   Townies (2018)
Series contributed to
Anthony Awards Best Paperback original nominee (2018) : What We Reckon

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101 (2018)
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