Nic Pizzolatto

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  • Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Profession: Writer
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Fast Facts

  • Went to Louisiana State University on a visual arts scholarship.
  • The first story he ever wrote was titled Ghost Birds and it was published in the Atlantic Monthly in 2002.
  • His collection of stories, Between Here and the Yellow Sea was named as a top five fiction debut by Poets & Writers magazine in 2006.
  • Published his first novel, Galveston, in 2010.
  • Taught at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and DePauw University.
  • Was the sole writer for the first season of True Detective.

Awards

  • 2015, Writers Guild Awards — New Series: Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Writers Guild Awards — Drama Series: Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, BAFTA Television Awards — Best International: Winner
  • 2016, Producers Guild Awards — David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television: Nominee
  • 2015, Producers Guild Awards — Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Nath Pizzolatto — Brother
  • Amy — Wife

College

  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States; University of Arkansas, Fayeteville, Arkansas, United States (MFA, 2005)

Details

  • Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Profession: Writer