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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 Muse. He has written two collections of short stories - 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 2015 Costa Book Award for best first novel, as well as the British Book Industry award for book of the year.