Andrew Kaufman was born in the town of Wingham Ontario, Canada. This is the same town Alice Munroe was born in, making him the second best writer from a town of 3,000. Descending from a long line of librarians and accountants, his first published work was All My Friends Are Superheroes(Telegram), which has been translated into Italian, French, Norwegian, German, Korean, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Catalan, Swedish and Turkish. His other works include The Waterpoof Bible (Telegram), The Tiny Wife, and Born Weird. He is also a film-maker, radio producer and a regular contributor to the McSweeney’s website.