• Biography

    Andrew was born in Toronto and has lived in NS since 1972. He is McCulloch Emeritus Professor in English, with a speciality in Canadian and contemporary literature. His influences include Patrick White, Lawrence Durrell, and Bob Dylan. He has received Canada Council grants for poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. He lives in Halifax with his partner Marjorie Stone.

    In 2019 he won the Guernica Literary Prize for his unpublished manuscript This Cleaving and This Burning, which will be published by Guernica editions in 2020.


    • Blazing Figures: A Life of Robert Markle. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, October 2009. ISBN 978-1-55458-182-5.

    • The Confluence.. Mosaic Press, 2007. ISBN 0-88962-847-2.

    • Every Grain of Sand: Canadian Perspectives on Ecology and Environment. Editor. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2004. ISBN 0-88920-453-5.

    • A Far Time. Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 2001. ISBN 0-88962-756-4.

    • A Deathful Ridge: A Novel of Everest. Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1997.

    • A Very Large Soul: Selected Letters from Margaret Laurence to Canadian Writers. Cormorant Books, 1995. ISBN 0-920953-87-5.

    • Landscape and Desire: Poems Selected and New. Oakville, Mosaic Press, 1992.

    • World Enough and Time: Charles Bruce, A Literary Biography. Halifax, Formac, 1988. ISBN 0-88780-064-5.

    • Flight of the Falcon: Scott's Journey to the South Pole 1910-1912. Oakville, Mosaic Press, 1987. ISBN 0-88962-355-4. (poetry)

    • After the War. Oakville, Mosaic Press, 1981. ISBN 0-88962-147-0. (poetry)

    • The Requiem Journals. Fredericton, Fiddlehead Press (now Goose Lane Editions), 1976. ISBN 0-91919793-0. (poetry)

    • Moving Outward. Toronto, New Press, 1970. ISBN 0-88770-023-3. (poetry)

    • The Last Artist. Hong Kong, Custom Book Publications, 2016. ISBN 9781533398710

    • The Grace of Our Affections. Hong Kong: Custom Book Publications, 2018. ISBN 9781722045241


    The Last Artist. Hong Kong, Custom Book Publications, 2016. ISBN 978 15333  98710