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Andy Duncan, 2008

Andy Duncan (21 September 1964) is an award-winning American science fiction and fantasy writer whose work frequently deals with Southern themes. He was born in Batesburg, South Carolina in 1964. He graduated from high school from W. W. Wyman King Academy then the University of South Carolina with a degree in journalism and worked for seven years at the Greensboro News & Record.

He earned a M.A. in creative writing (fiction) from North Carolina State University and a M.F.A in fiction writing from the University of Alabama. Duncan also attended Clarion West in 1994, and returned to teach there in 2005. He currently works as a senior editor at Overdrive, a magazine for truck drivers. In Fall 2008 he left Overdrive and was hired as an assistant professor of English at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, MD.

His fiction has appeared in a number of venues, including Asimov's Science Fiction, Realms of Fantasy, Weird Tales, SciFiction, and Escape Pod (podcast). He has won the Theodore Sturgeon Award and two World Fantasy Awards, and has been nominated for both the Hugo and the Nebula Award.

Duncan currently lives with his wife Sydney in Frostburg, Maryland.





Edited Works

  • Crossroads: Tales of the Southern Literary Fantastic (with F. Brett Cox), Tor Books, 2004 (ISBN 0-7653-0813-4)


  • Alabama Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff, Globe Pequot, 2005 (ISBN 0-7627-3088-9)

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