Andrew Amelinckx

Hudson Valley, New York
University Of Louisiana At Lafayette, University Of New Orleans, Pratt Institute
History, True Crime, Art
  • Andrew has had four historical-true crime books published.
  • He was an award-winning crime reporter at several daily newspapers for close to a decade before becoming a full-time freelance writer.
  • Andrew holds a master of fine arts degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and has been a working artist for more than 20 years.


Andrew Amelinckx is a freelance writer and narrative non-fiction author with more than 15 years of experience in the newspaper and magazine industries. He covers men's style, food, crime, art, culture, agriculture, and history. He has had several non-fiction books published. His next book, "Satellite Boy: How the International Manhunt for a Master Thief Launched the Modern Communication Age," will be out in March 2023 by Counterpoint Press. He is represented by Jeff Ourvan of the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency.


Amelinckx has a broad range of education, from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette — where he divided his time between art and creative writing — to his master's degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, where he spent many an hour studying art history, painting, welding, and printmaking.
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