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Nick Petrie


Nick Petrie received his MFA in fiction from the University of Washington and won a Hopwood Award for short fiction while an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. His story At the Laundromat won the 2006 Short Story Contest in The Seattle Review, a national literary journal. His first novel, "The Drifter", is a national bestseller. It won the 2016 ITW Thriller Award and 2016 Barry Award for Best First Novel, and was short-listed for the 2016 Edgar and Anthony awards, as well as the 2016 Hammett Prize for Best Novel. He was also named one of Appleā€™s 10 Writers to Read in 2017. His novels in the Peter Ash series are "The Drifter,""Burning Bright" and "Light It Up." A husband and father, he has worked as a carpenter, remodeling contractor, and building inspector. He lives in Milwaukee.

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