Blake Crouch

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Blake Crouch
Crouch in 2016.
Crouch in 2016.
Born1978 (age 40–41)
Statesville, North Carolina
Notable worksThe Wayward Pines Trilogy "Dark Matter"
RelativesBrother- Jordan Crouch

Blake Crouch is an American author, best known for his Wayward Pines Trilogy, which was adapted into the 2015 television series Wayward Pines.

Early life and education[edit]

Crouch was born near the piedmont town of Statesville, North Carolina in 1978. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated in 2000 with degrees in English and Creative Writing.

While not much is known of Blake Crouch's family life and early childhood, he now lives in Colorado.


Crouch published his first two novels, Desert Places and Locked Doors, in 2004 and 2005. His stories have appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Thriller 2, and other anthologies. In 2016, he released his novel, Dark Matter.[1]

Crouch's Wayward Pines Trilogy (2012–14) was adapted into the 2015 television series Wayward Pines.[2] Another work, Good Behavior, premiered as a television series in November 2016.[3]

Crouch is now working on a screenplay of Dark Matter for Sony Pictures. Crouch also writes short stories, all of which have been published virtually and are available on Amazon in ebook as well as audio form.


  • Desert Places (January 22, 2004)
  • Locked Doors (July 5, 2005)
  • Abandon (July 7, 2009)
  • Famous (April 15, 2010)
  • Snowbound (June 22, 2010)
  • Break You (February 7, 2011)
  • Run (February 24, 2011)
  • Eerie (with Jordan Crouch (June 7, 2012)
  • Pines (August 21, 2012)
  • Wayward (September 17, 2013)
  • The Last Town (July 15, 2014)
  • Dark Matter (July 26, 2016)
  • Good Behavior (November 15, 2016)
  • Recursion (June 11, 2019)
  • Summer Frost (Fall, 2019)


  1. ^ Crouch, Blake. "Dark Matter". Blake Crouch. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  2. ^ Pierce, Scott D. (May 11, 2015). "No, they're not dead on Wayward Pines". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved June 13, 2015.
  3. ^ Crouch, Blake. "Good Behavior". Blake Crouch. Retrieved 9 October 2016.

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