My name is Trista Pruitt, and I’m happy to have joined the Asheville Lifestyle team as the editorial coordinator. I would say it’s nice to meet you, but I’ve been loving this city and the people in it since I was born here in ’92. That’s also about how long I’ve been writing! Since I can remember, I’ve had a pen in my hand and a notebook full of scribbled pages. I’ll never forget telling my fourth-grade teacher that I wanted to be a writer when I grew up. A bachelor’s degree in English and a few jobs later, I couldn’t be more excited to showcase this great city using my skills as a writer and editor. Let’s explore all of Asheville’s beautiful offerings together, from chocolate shops to mountain trails and bluegrass festivals to breweries. This is my passion, and I hope you’ll share it with me. 


Trista Pruitt, Editorial Coordinator