More About the Author
Candace Dempsey is an award-winning Italian-American journalist, travel writer and author of MURDER IN ITALY, the true story of Amanda Knox, the American college student wrongly convicted of killing her British roommate. Best True Crime Book Editor's and Reader's Choice awards, Library Journal Bestseller, Top Ten Amazon True Crime.
Drawing upon candid interviews with the key players, case files, police reports, court documents, eyewitness accounts, crime scene videos, prison diaries, and DNA evidence, Candace's well-received Amanda Knox book reveals the real story behind the media frenzy surrounding this sensational international murder case.
Based in Seattle, Candace has written for The New York Times, Slate, MSN, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Phoenix, Art & Antiques, and many other outlets. Her staff positions include: magazine editor, newspaper editor, staff writer, and a producer, editor and writer for MSN. Her travel tales have been published in numerous Travelers' Tales and Seal Press anthologies. She holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Oregon, where she was a Graduate Teaching Fellow. She teaches online at writers.com.