Sandy Allen is an author and podcast host. Their first book, A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise, was published in 2008. They also host the podcast Mad Chat. Their essays and features have been published by Gay Magazine, Lit Hub, Guernica, Bon Appétit's Healthyish, the podcast 99% Invisible, Pop-Up Magazine, BuzzFeed News (where they were formerly a features editor) and them. (where they now write a column called Between the Binary).