Candace Dempsey is the award-winning Italian-American author of the MURDER IN ITALY: Meredith Kercher, Amanda Knox and the Trial that Shook the World. (Penguin: Berkley Books, 2010). The best way to reach Candace is by email at email@example.com.
Candace has reported on the Amanda Knox case for CNN, MSNBC, BBC, CBC, Italian TV and a whole lot of other people.
MURDER IN ITALY grew out of her seattlepi.com true crime blog. She has a master's degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. She's been a magazine editor (Alaska Airlines Magazine), a newspaper editor (the Argus) and an editor, writer and producer for MSN, as well as independent travel writer. Her adventure tales appear in many anthologies. She is the former editor/producer of MSN Underwire.com, a women's Web site that Newsweek called "cheeky, nicely written, fun" and The New York Times saluted for "serious sisterhood."
She's covered travel, women's issues, business and other topics for numerous magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times, Slate, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Phoenix, Puget Sound Business Journal, Art & Antiques, Passionfruit and Adventure Journal.
The middle child in a multicolore Italian-American family, lives in Seattle with her husband and son. She likes to ski, kayak, mountain climb and hike. She is obsessed with all things Italian and often visits her Italian cousins in Calabria, Rome, and Bologna.