The fun version: Ashley Petry = Native Hoosier. Lover of cheese, Shakespeare, and all things potato. Collector of alphabet flashcards. Avid reader and traveler. Vegetarian. Closet Trekkie.
The serious version: Ashley Petry is an Indianapolis writer and copy editor with fifteen years of experience covering Midwest travel, food and drink, and the arts. Her freelance work has appeared in USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, Midwest Living, AAA Home & Away, Indianapolis Monthly, and the Indianapolis Star. In addition, she is the author of three books: Indianapolis: An Illustrated Timeline; Secret Indianapolis: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure; and 100 Things to Do in Indianapolis Before You Die, now in its second edition. She also serves as associate editor for the literary magazine Booth. She holds an undergraduate degree in journalism and English from Indiana University and two master’s degrees—an MBA and an MFA—from Butler University.
For more information, visit www.ashleypetry.com.