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Andy writes contemporary fiction, science-fiction and travel.
His book Both Feet in Paradise was shortlisted for the NZ Booklovers best adult fiction novel of 2022.
His new science fiction book Brightest Star will be available in August 2022.
New Novel Coming Out Soon
My new novel, a science fiction adventure, Brightest Star, will be published in New Zealand at the beginning of August. It’s about a missionary group who abandon a dying Earth and sail to the stars to find a replacement world on which to live… or so they think. “Stars don’t twinkle. They burn like a…
Better Off Read Interview
I was very pleased to be interviewed by Wellington writer Pip Adam on her Better Off Read podcast. Pip kindly arranged this interview with Bridget van der Zijpp and me to replace our cancelled session, Time, Love, Memory, at the Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of the Arts. Listen to the interview here…
Sisyphus in Sāmoa: Review in Landfall
Really pleased to see my book Both Feet in Paradise reviewed in Landfall by Shana Chandra. There’s a good deal of thought and detail gone into this review – and I have to thank the reviewer, Shana Chandra, for reading my book so thoroughly and kindly. As a writer, it’s always slightly strange (like going…
Review of Both Feet in Paradise by alysontheblog
It’s always a pleasure to read a well considered review of one of my books, and alysontheblog’s review of One Feet in Paradise is definitely in this category. As well as appreciating the time and effort Alyson has spent reading my book and then writing about it (thank you!), reviews like this one also give…
Venturing Outside Hermit Kingdom
It has been two and half years since I last used a passport, last stepped on a plane, last went anywhere overseas. Covid has curtailed travel for most of us and now I am about to venture outside the country again, I’m feeling nervous. All those viruses lurking out there, mutations of mutations, gathering in…
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