Andrea Gillies

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Andrea Lee Gillies


I have written for TV and theatre, and had a poem or two. I completed my first novel (not yet published) in 2018, The Very Short Life of Eternity James, which was a finalist in that year’s Killer Nashville Awards in Tennessee but am currently concentrating on my screenwriting.


General Fiction, Thriller, Horror, Science Fiction, YA, Crime Fiction, Poetry, Short Stories

Why Do You Write?

I have no idea, although I'm sure I could make something up that was about vocation, or need or craft but I do know that if I didn't write, it is the one thing I would regret.

Have you been published before?


If yes, where have you been published?

The Victorian Writer, QUADS (TV), H&Away (TV), Theatre in The Raw (Malthouse), Short & Sweet (Sydney – Theatre), Just Desserts Festival (UK – Theatre), Judy's Punch (Univ. of Melb. Non Fiction article), VUT O' Week Magazine (Poetry)

What are you currently working on?

A young adult series for TV set in regional Victoria.

What are your long term goals?

To write the perfect piece.

What is your writing regime?

Approximately four hours per day.

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