Welcome to my new website! So often I’m asked about my life as a writer, and your many questions inspired me to redesign things to both answer these questions and stimulate more discussion.  I invite you to the conversation!
Thanks for visiting —Elisabeth.

Hyde outshines herself with this wild ride.
— The New York Times (Editor’s Choice)
This is an exceptionally well-written book.
— Library Journal
A gutsy, feel-good story, flecked with pain and panache.
— Kirkus Reviews
A remarkably lucid and authoritative novelist…
— John Irving
Wonderful detail and marvelous dialogue…
— Publishers Weekly

about the writer…

Elisabeth Hyde is the author of five novels:  In the Heart of the CanyonThe Abortionist's DaughterCrazy as ChocolateMonoosook Valley, and Her Native Colors.  Born and raised in New Hampshire, she has since lived in Vermont, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and Seattle.  In 1979 she received her law degree and practiced briefly with the U.S. Department of Justice.  She has taught creative writing in the public schools as well as through Naropa University.  She currently lives with her family in Colorado, where she is at work on her sixth novel.

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