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 www.kerouac.com 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 documenting the relationship between geography and New Haven based literature through a grant from the Arts Council.