Anne Laughlin was born and raised in Chicago, a city that often serves as the setting for her novels. She has written seven books for Bold Strokes Books, all stand alone crime novels of the classic mystery, police procedural, and psychological thrill variety. She is the winner of four Goldie Awards from the Golden Crown Literary Society and has been short listed three times for a Lammy Award from the Lambda Literary Foundation. She has written a number of published short stories. Her story “It Only Occurred to Me Later” was a finalist in the Saints and Sinners Short Fiction Contest.
Currently a board member of Mystery Writers of America/Midwest and MWA's Queer Advisory Board, Anne believes in giving back to the crime writing community.
Anne lives in Chicago with her wife, Linda Braasch, and their two cats.Contact Anne