Interviews

A Reporter’s Tips for Going Undercover
August 2020

Up Close with The Big Thrill
July 2020

Hank on TEDx
March 2020

The Big Thrill newsletter
July 2019

Suspense Magazine interview
September 2018

Interview on KSDK in St. Louis
September 2018

Fifty Plus Advocate Cover Story
October 2016

Aunt Agatha’s newsletter
November 2015

RT Cover Story
October 2009

Boston Globe article
October 2007

Downloadable bios

Hank’s Bio—52-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling and five-time Agatha Award-winning author of 13 thrillers, winning 37 EMMYs for investigative reporting. THE MURDER LIST (2019) won the Anthony for Best Novel. THE FIRST TO LIE (2020) is an Anthony and Mary Higgins Clark Award nominee. HER PERFECT LIFE publishes in September. 

Hank’s Bio—75-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 thrillers, winning five Agathas, the Mary Higgins Clark Award, and 37 EMMYs for investigative reporting. THE MURDER LIST (2019) won the Anthony Award for Best Novel. Her psychological standalone THE FIRST TO LIE (2020) garnered a Publishers Weekly starred review and is nominated for the Anthony Award for Best Novel and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. Watch for HER PERFECT LIFE September 14.

Hank’s Bio—100-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 psychological thrillers, winning the genre’s most prestigious awards: five Agathas, four Anthonys, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. She is also on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV, winning 37 EMMYs. Book reviewers call her “a master of suspense” and “superb and gifted storyteller.” THE MURDER LIST (2019) won the Anthony Award for Best Novel. THE FIRST TO LIE (2020) garnered a Publishers Weekly starred review and is nominated for the Anthony Award for Best Novel and Mary Higgins Clark Award. Watch for HER PERFECT LIFE on September 14.

Hank’s Bio—200-Word Version

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 psychological thrillers, winning the most prestigious awards in the genre: five Agathas, four Anthonys, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. She is also on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV, with 37 EMMYs and dozens more journalism honors. Book critics call her “a master of suspense,” “a superb and gifted storyteller”; she’s the only author to have won the Agatha in four categories: Best First, Best Novel, Best Short Story and Best Non-Fiction. Her 2019 standalone, THE MURDER LIST, won the Anthony Award for Best Novel. International bestseller A.J. Finn says, “exciting, explosive, relentless,” and the Library Journal starred review calls it “A must-read.” Hank’s 2020 novel is the chilling psychological standalone THE FIRST TO LIE, nominated for both the prestigious Anthony Award for Best Novel and Mary Higgins Clark Award. The Publishers Weekly starred review says “Stellar…Ryan could win a sixth Agatha” and bestseller Sarah Pekkanen says “Book clubs will gobble it up.” Watch for HER PERFECT LIFE on September 14.

Hank is a founder of MWA University and National Sisters in Crime past president. Visit Hank online at HankPhillippiRyan.com, on Twitter @HankPRyan, on Instagram @hankpryan and on Facebook at HankPhillippiRyanAuthor.

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Author Photos: Iden Ford (bottom left), Chitose Suzuki (bottom middle), Steve Bucci (bottom right)