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Andrew Dawson

  • Northern Promise Award, 2010
Andrew Dawson

Originally from South Africa, Andrew moved to the UK in 2002. Since then, he has lived in the North East, working as an advertising copywriter. He has an MA in creative writing from Northumbria University. His short stories have appeared online and in magazines. He has had stage plays produced by companies including Live Theatre and Drip Action Theatre in West Sussex. One of his scripts was shortlisted for the BBC radio play competition Moving Stories. Andrew won a Northern Writers’ Award in 2010 and is currently completing his first novel, Bait, a thriller set in London and Durban, where the main protagonist seeks revenge on her sister’s killers. He is also working on a sequel to Bait.

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