Andy Quan

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Andy Quan
Born (1969-07-07) 7 July 1969 (age 47)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Occupation Author

Andy Quan (born 7 July 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), is a Chinese-Canadian author who now lives in Sydney, Australia. In his writing, he frequently explores the ways in which sexual identity and cultural identity interact.[1] Quan is openly gay.[2]

In addition to his writing, Quan is a musician and community activist. He was the first ever full-time paid employee of ILGA[3] and has worked as a policy writer and project manager on issues related to the global HIV epidemic.[4] He now works as an editor and copywriter.[5]


  • ed. by Andy Quan & Jim Wong-Chu. (1999), Swallowing Clouds: An Anthology of Chinese-Canadian Poetry, Arsenal Pulp Press, ISBN 1-55152-073-7  (with Jim Wong-Chu)
  • Andy Quan. (2001), Calendar Boy, New Star Books, ISBN 0-921586-82-5  (short fiction collection)
  • Andy Quan. (2001), Slant, Nightwood Editions, ISBN 0-88971-179-8  (poetry)
  • Andy Quan. (2005), Six Positions: Sex Writing by Andy Quan, Green Candy Press, ISBN 1-931160-36-8  (erotica)
  • Andy Quan. (2007), Bowling Pin Fire, Signature Editions, ISBN 1-897109-22-9  (poetry)
  • ed, Andy Quan. (2008), Corpus: An HIV Prevention Publication, Vol. 6, No. 1, AIDS Project Los Angeles, ISBN 1-897109-22-9  (journal)


  1. ^ Poetry International Web. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-06. , Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
  2. ^ Sullivan, Jane (25 July 2004), "Asian authors offer a new perspective of Australia", The Age, retrieved 2007-11-07 
  3. ^ The Advocate, 25 July 1995, p. 28
  4. ^ Red Room Company. [1], Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
  5. ^ "Boldface". Boldface. Retrieved 2016-09-10. 

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