My name is Stephen Ross. I am a crime and mystery author. My short stories have appeared in the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, the Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, and several others. I have been nominated for an Edgar award and a Derringer award, and I was a 2010 Ellery Queen Readers Award finalist. I am a member of the MWA (Mystery Writers of America) and I like cats.


Pussycat, Pussycat
by Stephen Ross

My latest mystery story appears in the September/October edition of EQMM.

Bad Memory
by Stephen Ross

My latest mystery story appears in the July/August edition of AHMM.

The Riverboat
by Stephen Ross

Crime City Central have created a podcast of my story The Riverboat. The story is "on the air" now. You can hear it here.

I've written a few articles for Sleuthsayers. This is a daily blog written by a bunch of very cool crime/mystery writers.

The Long of the Short of It (August 26 2014)
Making Movies (July 29 2014)
Friends & Influences (July 8 2014)
Pictures and Words (June 17 2014)
The Nothing (May 18 2014)

Let Us Use That For Which You Have No Use
by Stephen Ross

My new sci-fi story appears in issue #1 (March 2014) of Child of Words; Big Pulp Publications relaunch & renaming of their sci-fi magazine. This story has the longest title of any story I've had published.

What Happens Next Is F-Sharp
by Stephen Ross

Read my guest blog appearing at:
Something is Going To Happen
This is the mystery writing blog edited by Janet Hutchings, the editor of the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.

There Are No Robots

Yes, I've made a movie (I'm the writer and the director). It's a 20 minute sci-fi/psychological thriller. You can find out about it here: Cinema555

   Coming Soon To Print...
  • Date not set : A new story in the Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine