Bogdan Hrib was born in Bucharest, Romania in 1966.
Former journalist, civil engineer by training and now professor at a Bucharest university, Hrib is the co-founder of Tritonic Books (1993). He has been instrumental in bringing foreign crime writers to a Romanian audience, but also introducing Romanian crime writers to the English-speaking world.
He was the vice-president of the Romanian Crime Writers Club (2010-2012), and the director/organizer of the International Mystery & Thriller Festival in Râșnov (2011-2015), as well as the PR coordinator of the History Film Festival also in Râșnov.
He is the author of the crime fiction series featuring Stelian Munteanu, a book-editor with a sideline doing international police work. Kill the General (2011), the fourth book in the Munteanu series was Hrib’s first novel translated into English, won the Special Award of the Bucharest Writers Association (2012). The Greek Connection is Hrib’s second novel to be translated into English.
The novel Resilience, the sixth of the series, was published in May 2020, by Tritonic.
The story A Bucharest Arrest, featuring many of the same characters, was published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (March-April 2021).