Award-winning novelist and filmmaker Owen Egerton is the writer/director of several films including Mercy Black (Blumhouse, Netflix), Follow, and the horror-comedy Blood Fest (Rooster Teeth/Warner Media). He is also the author of a number of books including The Book of Harold the Illegitimate Son of God, How Best to Avoid Dying, and the PEN Southwest Book Award winner Hollow, which was named one of NPR’s Best Books of 2017. He's a Texas Monthly's podcast host, an instructor for Sundance Institute Collab, and one of the talents behind the Alamo Drafthouse’s long-running comedy show Master Pancake Theater. Egerton has also been voted Austin’s Best Author six times by readers of The Austin Chronicle.
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