Jane Simon Ammeson

Ever since she started her own newspaper at age eight, selling it to neighbors who had no choice but to subscribe, Jane has loved to write. She’s now upped her game writing about travel, food, history for newspapers, magazines and Websites and is the author of 13 books including the just released true crime book How to Murder Your Wealthy Lovers and Get Away With It: Money & Mayhem in the Gilded Age. Her other books include Hauntings of the Underground Railroad: Ghosts of the Midwest and Murders that Made Headlines. Crimes of Indiana. She also wrote A Jazz Age Murder in Northwest Indiana, a true crime book about a murder that took place in her hometown. She authors a weekly food column for the Herald Palladium and Shelf Life, a book column for the Times of Northwest Indiana, and currently has three Bindu Travel Apps: Michigan Road Trips, Experience Curacao and Indiana Journeys. She also writes for Edible Michiana, Long Weekends magazine, Lakeland Boating, Cleveland magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Travel Indiana and other magazines and newspapers as well.DSC_0096

A James Beard Foundation judge (we told you she likes food) as well as a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA), Jane’s home base is on the shores of Lake Michigan in Southwest Michigan. Follow Jane on Facebook at janesimonammeson; Twitter @HPAmmeson and @travelfoodIN and on her blogs, Will Travel for Food for the Times of Northwest Indiana: nwitimes.com/blogs/community; shelflife.blog and janeammeson.blog