Welcome to the official website of Andrew Kooman, author, playwright and filmmaker whose much-loved stories include the stage play She Has A Name (now a feature film), the critically acclaimed We Are the Body and the imaginative YA series of novels Ten Silver Coins.

“A heart-wrenching hit!”
Calgary Sun


“Without a doubt, the most worthwhile piece of theatre I’ve ever seen.”
Art Threat

Canadian Tour Version

US/Mexico Version


Haunted by anguished voices, a lawyer poses as a john to build a legal case against a brothel trafficking girls across the border. Can he win the trust of a young girl, forced to work as a prostitute and convince her to risk her life for the sake of justice?

Learn more about the play, watch video, request performance rights and more here.

Book One of Andrew’s beloved children’s novel Ten Silver Coins is now available for free

Read a new chapter every Friday, exclusively on Wattpad


“The story line is thoroughly engaging and refreshingly original, and Kooman’s richly visual style injects a compelling liveliness into every page.” ~ Red Deer Express

“The first novel in a trilogy of Jill Strong adventures, Ten Silver Coins is an excellent tale of second chances and acceptance, no matter where you come from or what your past may be.” ~ Associated Content

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