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

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

Awards for Works

Lime Green Chair 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 International Awards The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize
Sandwiches Island , Spring/Summer no. 80/81 1999 single work poetry
1999 winner Gwen Harwood Memorial Poetry Prize
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