Joshua Knelman is an award-winning arts and investigative journalist and editor. He was a founding member of The Walrus magazine. His writing has also appeared in The Walrus, Toronto Life, TORO, Saturday Night, CBCarts.ca, The National Post, Quill & Quire, and The Globe & Mail. Knelman’s feature article “Artful Crimes” in The Walrus was the result of a three-year investigation into the international black market of stolen arts and antiquities and won Canada’s National Magazine Awards 2006 gold medal for Arts and Entertainment. His first book, Hot Act: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret Art, was a two-time award winner and bestseller published internationally to great acclaim including Vanity Fair and Detours.
Knelman is also the fiction editor of Four Letter Word: A Collection of Fictional Love Letters from Chatto & Windus, UK.
|2006 Gold Medal for writing, Arts and Entertainment
Canada’s National Magazine Awards, “Artful Crimes”, The Walrus
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