About Tim Hannigan

For more information please visit Tim Hannigan's new website: www.timhannigan.com

Tim Hannigan is a freelance author and travel journalist.  He was born in Penzance in Cornwall in the far west of the United Kingdom and specialises in writing about Indonesia and the Indian Subcontinent.  He has contributed features and images to various newspapers and magazines in Asia, the Middle East and the UK, many of which are republished on this website.
Tim formerly worked as a professional chef, before studying journalism at the University of Gloucestershire.  He divides his time between Cornwall and Indonesia.
He is the author of three books: Murder in the Hindu Kush (The History Press, 2011), which was shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Prize; Raffles and the British Invasion of Java (Monsoon Books, 2012), which won the 2013 John Brooks Award; and A Brief History of Indonesia (Tuttle, 2015).  He has also worked on guidebooks to Nepal and Cornwall, and is currently editor of a series of bespoke app-based travel guides for the hotel industry. Tim Hannigan also has an academic interest in the critical issues surrounding travel writing. He is the author of an essay on travel journalism in Specialist Journalism (Routledge, 2012), and he has led various workshops on travel writing and creative nonfiction. He designed and wrote the travel writing module for the Open School of Journalism.
As well as feature-writing and photography, Tim Hannigan is available for freelance copy-editing work.  For more information, please use the contact email below.
Twitter: @Tim_Hannigan