Michelle is the author of SERIAL KILLER TRIVIA: Fascinating Facts and Disturbing Details That Will Freak You the F*ck Out (2019) and SERIAL KILLER TRIVIA COLD CASES: Fascinating Facts and Chilling Details from the Creepiest Unsolved Murders Ever (2021), both published by Ulysses Press.
Although she is trained as a lawyer, her passion has always been with the written word.
Michelle has been a full-time freelance writer and editor for 20+ years and is currently the Senior Editor at the Office of Communications at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. She has written for LegalZoom since 2004 and is a past Forbes senior contributor.
Michelle’s writing has also appeared at Roads & Kingdoms, Ravishly, Broadly, Fodor’s, Frommer’s, and many others. She ghostwrites legal content for law firms and attorneys. Check out some clips at her Contently.
Michelle lived in her ancestor’s medieval hilltop village in rural southern Italy for 15 years before returning to her native Pennsylvania, USA in 2018. Her blog, Bleeding Espresso, was named the Best Living in Italy blog by the readers of Italy Magazine in 2016.
She has also published 52 Things to See & Do in Calabria and is the former managing editor for Gemelli Press, a boutique publisher that specializes in Italy-themed books.
A native of the Anthracite Coal Region in Pennsylvania, Michelle holds degrees from Duke University and Temple University Beasley School of Law. In addition to consuming true crime stories in all media forms, she enjoys yoga, meditation, creating worlds with her daughter, and taking long walks with her Treeing Walker Coonhound.
You can find her @michkaminsky throughout social media.
For Michelle’s full resume, see her profile on LinkedIn.