Eric Ayala is an award winning writer, director, author, actor, singer, and producer. He's been published in 3 genres – all 3 pseudonyms he uses are variations of his full name.


Ayala's first book Restoration, an inspirational fiction, was published in 1997. Then in 1998 he wrote, directed and produced the stage play Will You Be Made Whole which debuted on stage at the 14th Street Playhouse. The play was followed later that year with what was to become the first in the wholeness series. The book Will You Be Made Whole was followed by the success of the sequel Alabaster Box…Two Women One Struggle, and then …if i should die before i wake. Will You Be Made Whole [the play] continued to perform well over the next 3 years.


In 2007 Eric entered a contest for women’s fiction under the pseudonym Erica Lewis and won a national book deal with Urban Soul and Kensington Publishing and penned the titles Arlington Heights [2008] and Darkness In The Mirror [2009].

In 2010 Eric was contracted to write the screenplay for Sunday Morning Rapture for End Touch Movies. The film was released in 2011 and went on to win several awards BEST Feature at the Capital City Black Film Festival in 2013. Currently the film is streaming on Amazon Prime and Hulu.


In the early part of 2012, under the pseudonym Lewis Ericson, the “urban street lit” title OUTCAST, published under the imprint Urban Renaissance was released nationally in December 2012. The sequel, Avenging Alex, followed in the 2013-2014. His provocative novel The Mansion was also published under this pseudonym. In March 2015, under the penname Lewis Ericson, a new deal was inked with Page Publishing. Retribution was released in 2016.


In the summer of 2015 Eric wrote the screenplay adapted from his novel …if I should die before I wake. Thus far the screenplay has been honored by 26 Indie Film Festivals.


The movie Cancer, and End Touch Movies production, that Eric was contracted to write for, is due for release in 2020.


         “Write the vision And make it plain on tablets, That he may run who reads it..”

                                                        ― Habakkuk 2:2

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