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Andrew Calderone is an author and filmmaker from Toronto. BORDERS IN THE SAND, his second novel, was written while roaming Central America and the Dominican Republic. The book is out now from AOS Publishing. His first novel, THIRSTY SCHOLARS, was crafted at the Humber School for Writers. Andrew wrote and co-directed the award-winning films COLD IS MY BROTHER and EXIT INTERVIEW (CBC). He has studied at University College Cork in Ireland, the University of the West Indies in Barbados, York University in Toronto, and his third novel BURNT ENDS was written at the University of British Columbia’s School of Creative Writing, where he served as an Editor for PRISM international.


Food and storytelling have taken Andrew across the globe. BURNT ENDS is the product of turning his culinary gaze on the country he calls home.

Short stories penned by Calderone have appeared in Crack the Spine's The Year Anthology, The Bangalore Review, Dreamers Magazine, and The Dillydoun Review, among others. He remains committed to writing and filmmaking as a proud member of Canada’s strong storytelling lineage.

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