About the Author

Andy Jones


Andy Jones has been a professional writer and actor for over forty years. He has written five critically acclaimed one-man comedy shows. He is well known as one of the members of the groundbreaking Newfoundland comedy troupe CODCO, in both its theatrical and television incarnations, and as a writer for CBC’s Kids in the Hall series. He has written six children’s books rooted in Newfoundland folk culture. Andy’s numerous awards include two Gemini awards, election to the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Hall of Honour, the BMO Winterset Award, Best Performance at the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, and the ACTRA Award of Excellence for Lifetime Achievement.