Andrew Michael Hurley
Andrew Michael Hurley has lived in Manchester and London, and is now based in Lancashire. His writing has been published in Transmission, Libbon, Positive Space, and the Manchester Writing School's own journal of creative work, Muse. He has had two collections of shorts - Cages and other stories and The unusual death of Julie Christie and other stories - published by Lime Tree Press. His Gothic novel The Loney was published by The Tartarus Press in 2014 and by John Murray in 2015 to huge international acclaim, attracting glowing reviews from, among others, Stephen King. The Loney won the Costa Book Award for best first novel.
He joined the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Met as Lecturer in Creative Writing in September 2016.