Eric DePriester lives in Los Angeles. His fiction and poetry have appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, The 34th Parallel, and Five on the Fifth, among other publications. His feature film Treason was released in 2020, and his short film Composure in 2022. He is the founder of Bear Elegance Productions.

Previously, he studied philosophy at Middlebury College, tour managed the band Young the Giant, wrote and edited a travel guidebook in Vietnam, curated movie collections for Google, and covered live music and basketball online.