Previously, he has been a political reporter, the communications director for a politician, and a commissioner for the city of New York.
Rob’s short stories have appeared in Shotgun Honey, Crime Factory, All Due Respect, Thuglit, Needle, Kwik Krimes, Helix Literary Magazine, and Joyland. He’s received both a Derringer Award nomination and honorable mention in The Best American Mystery Stories 2015.
Non-fiction articles have been featured at LitReactor, Salon, The Daily Beast, Mulholland Books, Criminal Element, The Literary Hub, Electric Literature, the Powell’s bookstore blog, and Nailed.
He’s also co-writing a novella with James Patterson as part of the BookShots program. Scott Free will be available in 2017.
He lives in Staten Island, New York.
Rob Hart is the author of New Yorked, nominated for an Anthony Award for Best First Novel, as well as City of Rose and South Village. He is also the publisher at MysteriousPress.com and the class director at LitReactor. His short stories have appeared in publications like Thuglit, Needle, Joyland, and Helix Literary Magazine. Non-fiction has appeared in The Daily Beast, Salon, The Literary Hub, and Birth.Movies.Death. Scott Free, a novella he co-wrote will James Patterson, will be available in June 2017. You can find him online at @robwhart and http://www.robwhart.com.