E. E. Knight

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E. E. Knight
Born (1965-03-07) March 7, 1965 (age 53)
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Occupation Writer, instructor
Period 2003–present
Genre Science fiction, Fantasy
Notable works Vampire Earth
Age of Fire
Notable awards

Compton Crook Award
2004 Way of the Wolf – Novel
Darrell Award Winner for Best Novel
2004 Way of the Wolf – Novel

Dal Coger Memorial Hall of Fame
2007 Valentine's Exile – Novel

E. E. Knight (born March 7, 1965) is the pen name for a science fiction and fantasy writer, Eric Frisch, born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota and now resides in Oak Park, Illinois, with his wife and children.[1]

In May 2007, he donated his archive to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.[2]


Vampire Earth series[edit]

Age of Fire series[edit]

Not part of a series[edit]

  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Lost Cult (2004)


Vampire Earth[edit]

In the Vampire Earth series, aliens from a world known as Kur have taken over the world, destroying human society and enslaving the survivors. The novels follow the life of David Valentine, a young man who enlists with Southern Command, one of the few remnants of the old U.S. government scattered around, as he follows his heart even when it conflicts with orders.

Age of Fire[edit]

The Age of Fire series takes place in a world where dragons exist, but are becoming extinct. Civilization is under attack by barbarians from the north. Each of the first three novels in the series follows the life of one of three dragon siblings from fireless hatchlings to soaring dragons. The next three books follow the dragon siblings as they attempt to bring dragons back to the world.


  • Way of the Wolf (2004) Compton Crook Award, Novel[5]
  • Way of the Wolf (2004) Darrell, Novel[6]
  • Valentine's Exile (2007) Dal Coger Memorial Hall of Fame, Novel[7]



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