Ellen Byron is a television writer, playwright, and freelance journalist. She’s also an author; Her debut novel, PLANTATION SHUDDERS: A CAJUN COUNTRY MYSTERY, was chosen as the Debut Mystery of the Month by the Library Journal. She is also a recipient of a William F. Deeck-Malice Domestic Grant from the Malice Domestic Conference.
TV credits include Wings, Still Standing, and Just Shoot Me, as well as network and cable pilots. As a journalist, she's written over 200 magazine articles for national publications. She recently served on the Editorial Board for the UCLA Writers Program's books, CUT TO THE CHASE and INSIDE THE ROOM. Her plays, published by Dramatists Play Service, include the popular Graceland and Asleep on the Wind.
A graduate of Tulane University, Ellen lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband, daughter, and the family’s spoiled rescue dogs, which they describe as a “corgi-jack-huahua” and a “cherrier.” A native New Yorker, Ellen still misses her hometown… and still drives like a New York cabbie.
Cajun Country Mystery
Books:A Cajun Christmas Killing, October 2017
Cajun Country #3
Body On The Bayou, September 2016
A Cajun Country Mystery #2
Plantation Shudders, August 2015
Cajun Country Mystery, #1