Andrew Kaufman

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Andrew Kaufman : biography

Wingham, Ontario, Canada –

Andrew Kaufman (born Wingham, Ontario) is a Canadian writer, film director, and radio producer.


Kaufmans short film Aberistiwith was screened at festivals across Europe and Canada. He was a revolving cast member of the Perpetual Motion Roadshow, and now works as a producer for CBC Radio in Toronto.

His novella All My Friends Are Superheroes (2003) is a humorous love story between a normal man and a super-heroine, The Perfectionist. The novella is set in the Toronto superhero milieu, in which the bizarre characters (The Seeker, The Inverse, BusinessMan etc.) actually personify different human types. It has been translated into Norwegian (2006), Italian (2007), French (translated by Anna Rozen) Éditions Alto (2007), German (2008), Dutch (translated by Caroline Teszler) (2009) and Spanish (2010).

He has also written a novel entitled, The Waterproof Bible, published by Telegram in 2009. His novella, The Tiny Wife was published in 2010 by Madras Press.