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Winner of the West Auckland writing competition 2018

March 2019

The story, Morning Commute was chosen as the winner of the West Auckland Writing Competition 2018. Members of the Titirangi Writers, 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.

The young country

January 2018

"What makes a New Zealand story feel like a New Zealand story?" - an immigrant's perspective.

Read Andrew's blog post for the Headland Literary Journal

GLOBAL EBOOK GOLD MEDAL AWARD

August 2017

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).

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Trisha Ashley Award 2017

Recipient of the Trisha Ashley Award

August 2017

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

LIVING OUT WEST BOOK LAUNCH

August 2016

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.