'Skeleton School' and 'Talking Smack' author and journalist Andrew McMillen. Photograph by Scott Patterson, 2016Andrew McMillen is an author and freelance journalist based in Brisbane, Australia.

His second book, Skeleton School: Dissecting The Gift Of Body Donation, will be published by University of Queensland Press in August 2016.

His first book, Talking Smack: Honest Conversations About Drugs, was published by UQP in 2014.

He also hosts Penmanship, a podcast about Australian writing culture, which features in-depth interviews with Australians who earn a living from working with words. Past guests include Sarah Ferguson, Chris Masters, Trent Dalton and Anne Summers.

Andrew’s feature journalism has been published in:

 

Listed below are six examples of Andrew’s feature journalism, written for a range of publications:

 

This blog, andrewmcmillen.com, serves several purposes. Since 2012, it’s primarily been a portfolio of Andrew’s published writing, but previously it was a hub containing dozens of full-length interviews, and a conversation starter for issues relating to the business of freelance writing.

In March 2014, Andrew started a weekly email newsletter, Dispatches, which offers an insight into his three passions: writing, reading and listening. If you’d like to sign up, you can do so here.

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The above photo was taken by the wonderful Brisbane-based photographer Scott Patterson in May 2016. Please credit Scott wherever this photo is used. Also: hire him.

If you would like to contact Andrew regarding sensitive or confidential matters, email him using his PGP public key:

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