Best known for his work in mysteries, Hy was one of the original writers for the groundbreaking series, Monk, working on the show for all eight seasons, the final two as Co-Executive Producer. In a related project, Hy was Executive Producer and head writer of Little Monk, a series of short films featuring Adrian Monk as a ten-year-old. His latest TV work was as writer and Consulting Producer for White Collar.
Hy is also the author of hundreds of short stories and ten books of short whodunits, which have been sold around the world in fourteen languages. Hy’s first mystery novel series, Abel Adventures, debuted in 2012 with the publication of Rally ‘Round the Corpse. He took a short break from mysteries to write a humor book about dogs, Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know. Hy returned quickly to mysteries with his first book based on the Monk TV series, Mr. Monk Helps Himself, to be published in June 2013.
He lives in Key West and Vermont with his partner and two miniature schnauzers. (www.hyconrad.com)