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Andy Warmington

Location icon United Kingdom

Writer of fiction and features, based in Northern Ireland.
Mentee on Irish Writers Centre programme 2020
Working on debut novel

Portfolio
Storgy
03/13/2020
U-Turn by Andy Warmington -

The road was dotted with potholes and slick with rainwater and silage from the tractors. The wiry hedgerows came fast towards Patricia at each bend in the road and she had to yank on the steering wheel each time she approached a turn.

Fiction

tenx9
12/15/2019
tenx9 podcast: Live reading

Three stories & a mini-story from Adelaide: Andy Warmington goes back in time with Pringles; Bob Salisbury goes back to the Cold War; Rose goes back to see her dad; Helen McClements goes to the eco-resort. Paul is your host.

Goodreads
Chains: Unheard Voices

Chains: Unheard Voices is an anthology of eleven short stories. It is the first offering from a new independent publisher whose stated aim is: "to empower writers who have been pushed to the margins by the mainstream" The tales included here are challenging, poignant, and at times disturbing.

Storgy
11/17/2018
BOOK REVIEW: Chains: Unheard Voices

Short story anthologies are [for me at least] a treat. Something to dip in and out of, to revel in, but only for twenty pages or so, before returning to the everyday. You could say, a book for the modern world.

Honest Ulsterman
01/10/2018
Crossed Wires

Gavin Fulcroft's life could be measured, with precision, along a line of hammered wooden posts and fencing wire. This was true of his lineage going back some five or more generations. While Gavin tore merry hell through childhood and shuffled past a disregarded education, his father had erected forty-seven miles of pig-wire fencing along the Southern edge of a muck-stained farming county.

Features

Honest Ulsterman
Live at the Adelphi and Between the Pages

It is July 1967. Jacqueline Kennedy has just holidayed in Ireland with her family and attended the Irish Sweeps Derby with Taoiseach Jack Lynch. Later that month in Dublin, a plane arrives from America and the man with the trumpet and the funny voice, for many, steps out.

Honest Ulsterman
The Measure of Whisky and Literature

The Measure of Whisky and Literature Andy Warmington Whisky has made fleeting appearances in both literature and the lives of its authors for over 200 years. The thoughts and reputations of writers with a suitably high profile and preference for darker spirits appear on record, and their relationship to alcohol was as individual as their writing.

Honest Ulsterman
One Fictional Library and Two Dream Fields

Richard Brautigan wrote twelve novels, ten published in his lifetime, one posthumously and one never published. His fourth novel is formally titled, The Abortion: An Historical Romance 1966, usually shortened to The Abortion, and was first published in 1971.

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