Andy Duncan is an American science fiction and fantasy writer born on September 21, 1964, in Batesburg, South Carolina. Much of his widely-praised short fiction deals with themes and issues associated with the American South. His first story collection, Beluthahatchie and Other Stories (2000), won the World Fantasy Award; in the same year he won another World Fantasy Award for his novelette “The Pottawatomie Giant.” His 2001 novella “The Chief Designer” won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for short fiction. A more recent collection of stories is The Pottawatomie Giant and Other Stories (2011). He lives in Maryland.
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