Barry Lillie is a features writer for Italy Magazine and works freelance for other publications within the English speaking magazine market and the trade press. Specialising in travel and culture, he has experienced many diverse cultures and his experiences include being kidnapped in the Middle East, trekking through the jungles in Borneo and surviving 79 days and nights in a camper van touring through New Zealand during winter.
Initially trained as a professional actor Barry’s first writing experience was in theatre, with over 50 of his plays professionally performed internationally. He has also previously been involved with a young-writer project working as a personal mentor, and works as a guest host/workshop leader for several creative writing courses.
Barry writes fiction between his professional non-fiction assignments.