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Andrew Bardin Williams

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Andrew Bardin Williams is an author and copywriter in New Haven, Connecticut. Inspired by the beats, Andrew strives to provide readers a sense of place in his fiction writing, using real-world locations to create setting, build tension, and develop character.

Andrew recently launched his second novel, Polk Gulch.

His first novel Learning to Haight was launched at the Beat Museum in San Francisco, named a finalist for the 2012 Indie Reader Discovery Award in literary fiction, and featured by and Dante's Hot Tub on Radio Valencia.

A new member of the New Haven arts community, Andrew is a participant in the "Get to the Point" storytelling series at Cafe Nine and has given a reading at the Institute Library. He is currently docume

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Polk Gulch

4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings3 editions
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Learning to Haight

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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The Great Shark Hunt

1.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Polk Gulch by Andrew Bardin Williams
"The short novel POLK GULCH surprises the reader with its juxtaposition of contradictions. It takes place in the hip San Francisco neighborhood that is the title of the book, with characters that are a convergence of up-and-comers in Silicon Valley an" Read more of this review »
Polk Gulch by Andrew Bardin Williams
"Like Any Good Punk Rock Song, The Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts!

A quasi-coming-of-age story set against a punk-rock backdrop, Andrew Bardin Williams’ ‘Polk Gulch’ is a captivating read that explores love, loss, and the world of punk rock" Read more of this review »
Polk Gulch by Andrew Bardin Williams
"I was really impressed with Polk Gulch. It was well crafted and really grabbed me from the first page. The story centers around Wally and Julie and their relationship, and what happens when they are faced with tragedy. Williams has done an amazing jo" Read more of this review »
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