A.J. Mackinnon is the author of The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow. He was born in Australia in 1963 and he spent his childhood between England and Australia, traveling as a small boy with his family on the last P&O liners to sail between the two countries. His interests include painting, philosophy, writing, conjuring and home-made fireworks. He is currently a teacher at the Timbertop campus of Geelong Grammar.
"A great travel writer and more importantly a great traveller" - The Sydney Morning Herald. "Not just an adventurer, but an artist, philosopher and keen observer of the world around him." - The Canberra Times