About Loretta

lorettapolaski_lowres-6-headshot-fav-2016 copyLoretta Polaski primarily writes historical suspense. She’s a former writer for Inquisitr, reporting on crime. You can read those articles here. She’s a charter member of the Midwest Writers Workshop, Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime.

Loretta has a passion for the classics and reads them as often as contemporary fiction. She’s a big fan of Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Patricia Highsmith. Noticing a theme here? The anti-hero. Loretta likes something a little off-center with her characters.

When not writing, Loretta is an ER nurse and enjoys gardening and crocheting. She earned her nursing degree from Indiana University. Her writing degree from Midwest Writer’s Workshop! Her gardening degree from trial and error!