Elly Griffiths is the pen name of Domenica de la Rosa, a British crime novelist. She has written two series as Griffiths, one featuring Ruth Galloway, the other featuring Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens and Max Mephisto.
After reading English at King's College London, Griffiths worked in publishing for many years.
In 2017 Griffiths was the Programming Chair for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, part of the Harrogate International Festivals portfolio.
Griffiths won the 2020 Edgar Allan Poe Award for best novel for The Stranger Diaries.