Andrew Amelinckx

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Catskill, NY, USA
University Of Louisiana At Lafayette, University Of New Orleans, The Art Student's League, Pratt Institute
True Crime, 20th-Century Art History, Edgar Allan Poe
  • Andrew has received awards for his crime reporting from both the New England Newspaper & Press Association and the New York Newspaper Association.
  • He's written about everything from goat-related crime (it's a real thing!) to marijuana dispensary interior design and once trained with firefighters in a 1,200-degree flashover simulator called the "Hot Box" for a story.
  • He's written four historical true-crime books. His latest is "Satellite Boy: The International Manhunt for a Master Thief That Launched the Modern Communication Age" published by Counterpoint Press.


Andrew has more than 15 years of experience writing for the newspaper and magazine industry. His crime reporting included live-blogging a shocking and nationally publicized triple-murder case for the Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He was a contributing editor at the ASME-award-winning magazine Modern Farmer. Andrew also writes about men's style for Insider. He's a non-fiction author represented by Jeff Ourvan of the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency.


Andrew holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a master of fine arts degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY.
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