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Hello! I'm Sandy Ernest Allen.

I'm a writer / journalist / speaker. 


My work tends to focus on normalcy — especially to do with gender and mental health. 

My first book is called A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story about Schizophrenia. It was published by Scribner.

It's about my Uncle Bob. 


Here are some FAQs about Uncle Bob and about the book, which I like to call AKOMP for short.

Here's more about me

Image of paperback cover for A KIND OF MIRRACULAS PARADISE by Sandy Allen, showing a family picnicing on a green field, at a sideways angle (painting by William Kurelek)

Logo designs by Chris Ritter