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Candace Dempsey


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. Based in Seattle, Dempsey 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 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.

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