Amy J. Truesdell is a writer and consultant with an appreciation for family and cultural history. Her debut book, From Binghamton to the Battlefield: The Civil War Letters of Rollin B. Truesdell, fulfills her long-held dream of narrating her great-great-grandfather's wartime experiences based on the 100+ letters he wrote home during the war and which the family preserved. The book was released December 2022.
Formerly, Amy was a lead foreign affairs officer with the U.S. Department of State specializing in stabilization operations in conflict zones in Central and East Africa. Amy earned a Master of Arts in International Affairs and a Master of International Service with a focus on African Human Security from the American University.
Currently residing in Midcoast Maine, she is a member of the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance and the International Thriller Writers. Branching out, she is now working on a novel.