Andy Duncan won a Nebula Award for novelette "Close Encounters," a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for novella "The Chief Designer" (also a Hugo and Nebula finalist), and World Fantasy Awards for novelette "The Pottawatomie Giant" (also a Nebula finalist), collection Beluthahatchie and Other Stories (Golden Gryphon, 2000), and novella Wakulla Springs (co-written with Ellen Klages; Tor.com, 2013; Hugo and Nebula finalist).

His latest collection is An Agent of Utopia (Small Beer, 2018/Recorded Books, 2020; World Fantasy Award finalist). It includes the title novelette, a Nebula finalist; short story "Beluthahatchie" (Hugo finalist), novelette "Zora and the Zombie" (Nebula and Stoker finalist), and short story "Unique Chicken Goes in Reverse" (Nebula and Shirley Jackson finalist).

His previous collection, The Pottawatomie Giant and Other Stories (PS Publishing, 2012), was a Shirley Jackson finalist. It includes the novella "The Night Cache" (PS Publishing, 2009), a World Fantasy and Shirley Jackson finalist.

His first collection, Beluthahatchie and Other Stories, includes novella "The Executioners' Guild" (Nebula finalist), novelette "Lincoln in Frogmore" (World Fantasy finalist); and novella "Fortitude" (Nebula finalist).

Other honors: the Science Fiction Research Association's Mary Kay Bray Award for criticism (2021); the Maryland State Arts Council's Individual Artist Award in Fiction (2016). Other books: non-fiction Alabama Curiosities (Globe Pequot, 2005; rev. ed. 2009); fiction anthology Crossroads, co-edited with F. Brett Cox (Tor, 2004).

A 1994 Clarion West graduate, he has taught there three times and at Clarion four times, and has attended the Sycamore Hill workshop 10 times.

A South Carolina native, Andy lives with his wife, Sydney, in the Maryland mountains, where they are tenured English professors at Frostburg State. He tweets as @Beluthahatchie.