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Chris Andrews Chris Andrews i(A2546 works by) (a.k.a. Christopher Andrews)
Born: Established: 1962 Newcastle, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Dr Chris Andrews holds a BSc (Melbourne), BA Hons and MA (Melbourne), and a PhD (Melbourne). He has translated three books by the Chilean writer Roberto Bolano: By Night in Chile (2003), Distant Star (2004) and Last Evenings on Earth (2006) as well as Varamo by Cesar Aira.. Andrews has been Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne in the Department of French, Italian and Spanish Studies. In 2009, he took up a position at the University of Western Sydney where he has taught literary translation and comparative literature in the School of Humanities and Languages.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 shortlisted The Newcastle Poetry Prize for 'The Island in the Roundabout'.
2018 recipient The Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund

to give a paper at the International Conference on Comparative Translation in Buenos Aires, Argentina

2015 recipient Australian Academy of the Humanities Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Lime Green Chair Chipping Norton : Waywiser Press , 2013 Z1857643 2013 selected work poetry

'This is a collection of poems prompted by a mix of real-life episodes in Melbourne and Sydney, dreams and constructions from curious fragments of language. They range in tone from the comic to the elegiac, and in form from the 231-syllable 'expanded sonnets' of parts I and II to the 'short-story' poems of part II.' (Publication summary)

2012 winner The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize
y separately published work icon Cut Lunch Charnwood : Indigo , 2002 Z973114 2002 selected work poetry
2003 winner Anne Elder Award
2003 winner Australian Centre Literary Awards Wesley Michel Wright Prize in Poetry
Sandwiches 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: Island , Spring/Summer no. 80/81 1999-2000; (p. 90-93)
1999 winner Gwen Harwood Memorial Poetry Prize
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