Andy Duncan

Andy Duncan has won two World Fantasy Awards for his short fiction and is nominated this year for the novella “Wakulla Springs,” co-written with Ellen Klages, which also was a Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award finalist. He is one of this year’s World Fantasy Awards jurors, though he recused himself from the novella category. His other short-fiction honors include a Nebula Award and a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. His story collections to date are Beluthahatchie and The Pottawatomie Giant; a third, An Agent of Utopia: New and Selected Stories, is upcoming from Small Beer Press. His other books include Alabama Curiosities, non-fiction; Crossroads, a fiction anthology co-edited with F. Brett Cox; and The Night Cache, a novella. His stories have appeared in Asimov’s, Cemetery Dance, Conjunctions, Event Horizon, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Realms of Fantasy, Sci Fiction, Weird Tales, the Eclipse, Polyphony and Starlight anthologies, and fourteen year’s-best volumes. A 1994 graduate of Clarion West, he has taught Clarion West once and Clarion twice and will teach the first week of Clarion West 2015. He also helped teach the 2014 Science Fiction Criticism Masterclass in London. He is a permanent member of the Sturgeon Award jury and has served on juries for the Philip K. Dick, Shirley Jackson, and Bram Stoker awards. He is a tenured associate professor of English at Frostburg State University, where he is faculty adviser to the independent student news organization, The Bottom Line. He also teaches in the Honors College of the University of Alabama and the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas. A native of Batesburg, South Carolina, he lives in Frostburg, Maryland, with his wife, Sydney.