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 14 books including the just released Lincoln Road Trip: The Back-Roads Guide to America’s Favorite President and the 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 member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA) and International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA, Jane’s home base is on the shores of Lake Michigan in Southwest Michigan. Follow Jane on Facebook; Twitter @HPAmmeson; @janeammeson1 and @travelfoodIN ; Instagram ; Tumblr and shelflife.blog

Contact janeammeson@gmail.com