About

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. His next novel, The Woman from Prague, will be available in July.

He’s also the publisher at MysteriousPress.com and the class director at LitReactor.

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 publications like Shotgun Honey, Crime Factory, All Due Respect, Thuglit, Needle, Helix Literary Magazine, and Joyland. He’s received a Derringer Award nomination for best flash fiction story, and honorable mention in both Best American Mystery Stories 2015 and 2017.

Non-fiction articles have been featured at sites like LitReactor, Salon, The Daily Beast, Mulholland Books, Criminal Element, The Literary Hub, Birth.Movies.Death, and Electric Literature.

He’s co-writing a novella with James Patterson as part of the BookShots series. Scott Free will be available in October 2017.

He lives in Staten Island, N.Y., with his wife and daughter.

Short bio:

Rob Hart is the author of New Yorked, nominated for an Anthony Award for Best First Novel, as well as City of Rose, South Village, and coming in July, The Woman from Prague. 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 at The Daily Beast, Salon, The Literary Hub, and Electric Literature. Scott Free, a novella he co-wrote will James Patterson, will be available in 2017. You can find him online at @robwhart and http://www.robwhart.com.

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