Andrew Kooman

Biography

Andrew is a writer for the page, stage, and screen. Ten Silver Coins: The Drylings of Acchora is his first novel. His writing about different issues of global injustice has been published around the world and translated into multiple languages. Andrew's work in independent film includes E for Everyone: The Mouse and the Elephant and the short films Though He Crush Me, The Blind, and The Prison of Mine.

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Books

God/he
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A collection of vivid, image-based poems, God/he is both love song and shouting match, a struggle between human and Divine. Through the collection /he faces the agony and insanity of existence head on as /he starts to become more unfamiliar with the God /he thinks /he knows so well, a God who is slippery as a fish, a trickster and green-thumb, a bloodhound on the hunt.
Mephibosheth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After recovering from a terrible car accident that rendered him a paraplegic, a man reflects on the new confines put on his life as he considers the limitations of life, faith, and love from a wheelchair.
Remembering Names: Reflections from Kenya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andrew Kooman reflects on his time in Kenya while a member of the crew filming E for Everyone: The Mouse and the Elephant. With moving passages of his time in areas of Kenya affected by AIDs and drought, Andrew gives a behind the scenes look of the film that has inspired people around the world.
Nazar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
Ten Silver Coins: The Drylings of Acchora
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,840. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Before she ran away from Vendor, Jill Strong was only known as a Daughter of Disgrace. Everything changes when she flees to the Forest and is given a treasure - ten silver coins - which she quickly loses. It is up to Jill and Simon, the boy she meets in the Forest, to recover the treasure. To do so, the children enter Acchora, a world inhabited by the Drylings, a race cursed by the Rashtakar.

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