FRESH INK 2019 BOOK LAUNCH
The book launch for Fresh Ink 2019 - A collection of voices from Aotearoa New Zealand - was held at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Andrew was invited to read his award-winning short story, Morning Commute at the event.
Cutting Through - The Anthology Book Launch
The West Auckland Writers held their Cutting Through - The Anthology book launch at the Going West Literary Festival in Titirangi, Auckland. Andrew was invited to read from his short story, She's a Keeper at the event.
Winner of the West Auckland writing competition 2018
The story, Morning Commute was chosen as the winner of the West Auckland Writing Competition 2018. Members of the Titirangi Poets, Waitakere Writers and Green Bay Writers jointly judged the contest. In related news, the story has been accepted for publication as part of Cloud Ink’s 2019 Fresh Ink Anthology of New Zealand fiction.
GLOBAL EBOOK GOLD MEDAL AWARD
The historical-fiction story collection, The Glassblower's Daughter And Other Tales from Southwest Germany received a Gold Medal award at the 2017 Global Ebook Awards (Fiction - Short Stories/Essays category).
Recipient of the Trisha Ashley Award
As part of the 2017 Exeter Story competition, Fields of Mud was chosen for the Trisha Ashley Award 2017 for best humorous story.
LIVING OUT WEST BOOK LAUNCH
The Green Bay Creative Writers held their Living Out West book launch at the ALL GOODS Arts space in Avondale, Auckland, thanks to support from the Whau Local Board. Andrew was invited to read from his short story, Underneath the Christmas Tree at the event.