JOHN MICHELL is now a full-time writer after serving 33 years as an Australian diplomat from 1979-2012. In aggregate, he spent 21 years abroad while in diplomatic service. Michell is also a Juris Doctor who remains admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory. Since 2017, he has explored several different writing options, with Dublin Zoo emerging as his debut book. Michell currently resides in Brisbane, Australia.