Ellen Hart is the author of 34 crime novels. Mystery Writers of America named her a Grand Master, the highest achievement in mystery writing, in 2017. She has also been awarded six Lambda Literary Awards for Best Lesbian Mystery, four Minnesota Book Awards for Best Popular Fiction, and this year will be awarded the the Pinckley Prize for Crime Fiction. She has taught crime writing through the Loft Literary Center for the last eighteen years. She lives in Eden Prairie with her partner of forty-one years.
Awards and Recognition
- Mystery Writers of America 2017 Grand Master Award/ Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Mystery
- Pinckley Prize for Crime Fiction, 2018/ Minnesota Book Award for Best Popular Fiction