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Les Edgerton

Les Edgerton is the author of Hard Times (Bronzeville Books; December 8, 2020), as well as more than 20 additional books, including Hooked: Write Fiction That Grabs Readers at Page One & Never Lets Them Go (Writer’s Digest Books; 2007) and numerous short stories and screenplays. His work has been nominated for or awarded the Pushcart Prize, O. Henry Award, PEN/Faulkner Award, Derringer Award, Spinetingler Magazine Thriller of the Year, Jesse Jones Book Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Violet Crown Book Award, the Nicholl Foundation Script-Writing Awards, and the Best of Austin and Writer’s Guild screenwriting awards.