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Andrew Roff is a writer living on the unceded Country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains. His debut short story collection is published by Wakefield Press. He tweets at @roffwrites.

Camelopard, published in Griffith Review 74 (2021), and republished in The Guardian

A Straight Line, published in Westerly 65-2 (2020).

Bock Bock, published in Meanjin (Spring 2020).

Leibniz and Newton Take the Train, published in the Newcastle Short Story Award Anthology 2020.

The Lever, the Pulley and the Screw, published in Island Issue 159 (2020).

Landscrape, available in the ‘Scars’ anthology (Spineless Wonders, 2019).

Handover, published in Overland – Speculative Future(s) Special Edition (2019).

Early Adopter, published in Griffith Review 64 – The New Disruptors (2019).

Marbles, published in Southerly 78.2 (2019).

A Quiet Call, published in Going Down Swinging Issue 39 – Pigeonholed (2018).

A House, Divided, published in Issue 33 of Verandah (2018).

Pigface, published in ‘Pigface & Other Stories’ edited by Ryan O’Neill (Margaret River Press, 2018).

Else/If, published in Issue 27 of Antithesis Journal (2017).

The Lost Hour, available in the ‘Time’ anthology (Spineless Wonders, 2017).

Relocation, published in Tulpa Magazine in November 2017.

Against the Tide, published in Antipodean SF in September 2016. It was adapted for radio, and is available here as a podcast.

I Ran (Drunk, at Night), published at Journal by the Centre for Stories, August 2020.

No Vogel: We Are Not Worthy, published on the Meanjin blog, May 2019.

Walking the Death Road, published in Overland online, October 2018.

Art in a Basic Income Utopia, published in Overland online, January 2018.

Andrew writes about writing on the blog section of this site.

Presenting and Appearances
Writing and Submitting Short Stories, a workshop presented at the Campbelltown Library, March 2019.

In June 2018, Andrew appeared at the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival.

Politics and Persuasion in Creative Writing, a workshop presented at Writers SA, May 2018.

Andrew is the winner of the 2020 Peter Carey Short Story Award for his story Bock Bock as well as the 2018 Margaret River Press Short Story Competition for his story Pigface.

His story Leibniz and Newton Take the Train was ‘Commended’ in the 2020 Newcastle Short Story Competition.

His story The Last Day of Christmas was shortlisted for the 2018 Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Prize.

His story Shelter was shortlisted for the 2018 Literary Nillumbik Alan Marshall Short Story Award.

In June 2018 he was awarded an Arts SA Project Grant to work on his next novel.

In March 2018, he undertook a residential fellowship at Varuna House to work on a themed short story collection.

Andrew’s microfiction story The Lost Hour was a finalist in the 2017 Newcastle Writers Festival joanne burns Microlit Award

Andrew’s first novel-length manuscript, Infringement, was shortlisted for the Wakefield Press Unpublished Manuscript Award at the 2016 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.