Andrew McMillen is an award-winning freelance journalist and author based in Brisbane, Australia.

His feature journalism has been published in The Weekend Australian Magazine, Rolling Stone, Good Weekend, The Saturday Paper, The Monthly and BuzzFeed. In 2015 and 2016, he was named Freelance Journalist of the Year at the Queensland Clarion Awards. He also hosts Penmanship, a podcast about Australian writing culture, which features in-depth interviews with people who earn a living from working with words.

Andrew’s book Talking Smack: Honest Conversations About Drugs was published by UQP in 2014. Talking Smack is a collection of stories featuring 14 prominent Australian musicians – including Paul Kelly, Gotye, Tina Arena, Holly Throsby and Steve Kilbey – who Andrew interviewed about their experiences with illicit, prescription and legal drugs.