Andrew Madigan Follow Facebook Andrew Madigan Andrew Madigan is a freelance writer, editor, and novelist. He’s worked as a professor of creative writing, literature, American history, film, education, and other subjects in Tokyo, Dubai, Korea, Okinawa, Abu Dhabi, and the US. He’s also been a university administrator who founded and directed several writing programs. Andrew has edited several literary and academic journals, and he was Senior Editor of Oasis Living in Abu Dhabi. In addition, he’s worked as a columnist, rugby coach, book critic, food critic, and Bill Murray’s stand-in. Experience Andrew has been writing for TripSavvy since 2020. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Observer, The Christian Science Monitor, The London Magazine, Smart Travel Asia, Lucky Peach, Atlas Obscura, The North American Review, Island, Live & Invest Overseas, Localiiz, Punch, The New Haven Review, The Iowa Review, The Believer, Doha Family, The Dubai Explorer, Washington Parent, Verge, Outpost, Bookmarks, and other periodicals. He has won awards for fiction, poetry, and journalism. His latest novel, "Dark End of the Street," was published by Gumshoe Books in 2020. Education Andrew has a Ph.D. in American Studies with a concentration in post-World War literature from Saint Louis University. He also has a BA from William & Mary, where he majored in sleeping through all his classes. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.