Jon Wells Books & Biography
JON WELLS reports on crime and a variety of other subjects for The Hamilton Spectator, and he has written seven books. He has won four National Newspaper Awards and twenty-three Ontario Newspaper Awards, including Journalist of the Year for his true-crime series "Sniper" on James Kopp. Post-Mortem was shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for best crime non-fiction. Born in Montreal, Wells has a master's degree in journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa. His true-crime research has taken him into forensic laboratories and shooting ranges, and to India, Ireland, France, San Francisco, New York City and western Canada. He has interviewed a half dozen convicted killers in prison. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.