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Elisabeth Elo 

Brookline, MA

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Brookline, MA

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Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA 02445
Hank Phillippi Ryan
(was 2015 nonrenew)


Elisabeth Elo's suspense novel, North of Boston, was named one of Booklist's Best Crime Novels, 2014 and was published in six countries. Elisabeth worked as an editor, an advertising copywriter, a high-tech project manager, and a halfway house counselor before earning a PhD in American Literature at Brandeis University. Since then, she's taught writing and literature at colleges in the Boston area. Her essays and short stories have appeared in a variety of publications, and a comic novel, Save Your Own, was published in 2006 under the name Elisabeth Brink. Elisabeth lived near the ocean for many years and now resides in Brookline, Massachusetts.