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Nick Petrie

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Nick Petrie received his MFA in fiction from the University of Washington, won a Hopwood Award for short fiction while an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, and his story At the Laundromat won the 2006 Short Story Contest in The Seattle Review, a national literary journal.  A husband and father, he has worked as a carpenter, remodeling contractor, and building inspector.  He lives in Milwaukee.

Genres: Mystery
Anthony Awards Best First Novel nominee (2017) : The Drifter
Anthony Awards Best First Book nominee (2017) : The Drifter
Barry Awards Best First Novel nominee (2017) : The Drifter
Edgar Awards Best First Novel nominee (2017) : The Drifter
Barry Awards Best Thriller nominee (2019) : Light It Up

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"Owen Laukkanen sure as hell knows how to tell a story."

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