Evan Pickering is the author of Amazon bestselling novel Hood and a longtime professional poker player. Born and raised in Long Island New York before being transplanted to South Florida, Evan once again resides in Long Island and is currently working on the next book in the American Rebirth Series.
As a writer, Evan first started writing at the age of eighteen, penning his first novel (unpublished) entitled Lore. He later placed 7th in the 76th annual Writer’s Digest competition for his short story Serenaded in the Mainstream/Literary Short Story category. He would go on to publish over fifty articles as a freelance writer with over a million views, before finally publishing his debut success Hood in January 2016.
A self-professed nerd, lover of stories in all forms: books, movies, video games, Evan believes deeply in storytelling as a basic human need. He’s also an avid sports fan, lover of music and the great euphoria of traveling both in and out of the country, meeting new people and the feel of adventure.
His website can be found at https://evanpickeringauthor.com.