Andy Kissane

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Andy Kissane lives in Bardwell Park and writes fiction and poetry. His first novel, Under the Same Sun (Sceptre, 2000) was shortlisted for the Vision Australia Audio Book of the Year.

He has published three books of poetry, Facing the Moon, Every Night They Dance and Out to Lunch (Puncher & Wattmann, 2009), which was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Prize for Poetry.

He has taught Creative Writing at four universities and runs workshops for schools and the community. He coaches basketball, barracks for the Brisbane Lions, and is busy regenerating a bush garden.

Publications

Works of poetry include Facing the Moon (Five Islands Press, 1993), Every Night They Dance (Five Islands Press, 2000)[1] and Out to Lunch (Puncher & Wattmann, 2009).

Under the Same Sun (Sceptre, 2000),[1] his first novel, depicting the lives of immigrant workers on the Snowy River Scheme was shortlisted for the Vision Australia Audio Book of the Year.

Anthologies

  • Best Australian Poems 2010, (Black Inc), edited by Adam Robertson.
  • New Oxford Book of Australian Verse.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Arnold, J. (2007) "The bibliography of Australian literature, Volume 3" University of Queensland Press.