Andra Shine is the name under which Andra Jenkin writes fiction. Resourceful and brave, her characters follow their own paths and have adventures, while she attempts to write them back into line.
Andra is a professional writer, teacher and editor, has worked in TV, film and radio. As Andra Jenkin, she co-wrote the non-fiction book Double-Edged Sword with Simonne Butler, Edited No More Mrs Nice Nun, and has drawn for the New Zealand Anthology of Women’s Comics Three Words. Other works include contributions to the third in the Douglas Adams Liff Trilogy, paranormal romance in the Bewitching Desires compilation, and she has performed poetry in Readers and Writers Festivals in New Zealand and Indonesia, with poems appearing on CD with The Literatti.