Andrew Stiggers is a short story writer. Born in Paris, France, he has lived overseas since childhood including in Hong Kong, Cameroon and Singapore. He studied English Language and Literature at the University of Reading in the UK, and was a recipient of a New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship in 2015.
His work has appeared in diverse anthologies and literary journals, and his awards include being the winner of the 2017 Global Ebook Awards (Short Stories/Essays category) and the winner of the Trisha Ashley Award 2017 for best humorous story.
He lives with his wife, son and two daughters in West Auckland.
- Adult Fiction
- Short stories
- Short story writing
- Technical writing
The Glassblower's Daughter and Other Tales from Southwest Germany
From the deepest, darkest Black Forest to the opulent spa town of Baden-Baden, from the remote Swabian Mountains to the ruins at the university city of Heidelberg - these historical fiction stories set in Southwest Germany span over the last five centuries and touch on a diversity of lives including a runaway peasant boy, a delusional young lady, a depressed aristocrat, and a determined Nazi hunter.
Gold Medal Winner of the 2017 Global Ebook Awards (Short Stories/Essays category), the short story collection includes "Island of Flowers" (Finalist for the Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2015) and "Flower Behind her Ear" (Honourable Mention for the Aestas Short Story Competition 2015).