Chris Andrews i(94 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.

Personal Awards

2014 highly commended Gwen Harwood Memorial Poetry Prize for 'My Day for Spilling Things'
2005 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Translation Prize and PEN Medallion
2005 winner International Awards Premio Valle Inclan Prize For his translation of Distant Star by Roberto Bolaño.
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