Andrew Latham

About me

Andrew Latham was born in England, raised in Canada and currently lives in the United States. He graduated from York University in Toronto with a BA (Honours) in Political Science and later earned an MA from Queen’s University in Kingston and a PhD from his alma mater, York.

Since 1997 Andrew has been a member of the Political Science Department at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he where he lives with his wife Wendy, daughter Bernadette and son Michael. Andrew regularly teaches courses in Medieval Political Thought, International Security and Regional Conflict. His most recent publications include a non-fiction book entitled Theorizing Medieval Geopolitics: War and World Order in the Age of the Crusades. Andrew’s first novel, Quest for the Holy Lance, will be published by Knox Robinson in 2015.

From my website

The Writing of Tipton

When I started writing Tipton, I didn’t know I had a novel on my hands. I thought I was writing a short story about a teenaged orphan named Ross Gentry who lived at the Tipton Home in Tipton, Oklahoma, in the late 1930s. At the time, I was working for…

Blood Relations

When someone in my writer’s support group (an entity akin to a 12-Step Program, but the stairs are far longer and steeper) compared the tone in the first of my Paulette Monot stories to that of Anne Rice’s work, how could I be anything but pleased? That tale, an origin…

A fantastical journey to “Wings of the Overlord”

WHO: Morton Faulkner WHAT: Wings of the Overlord WHEN: Published by Knox Robinson Publishing September 9, 2014 WHERE: London & New York WHY: Plagued by assassins, forces of nature and magic, the ill-matched threesome must follow their fate across the plains of Floreskand, combat the Baronculer hordes, scale the snow-clad…

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