Andy Robertson (1955-2014)

British editor and author Andy Robertson, 58, died April 17, 2014, after suffering a heart attack and a stroke in the hospital.

Andy W. Robertson was born November 30, 1955. He was involved with the development of Interzone early on, serving as assistant editor and contributing numerous reviews and interviews. He was one of the leading experts on the works of William Hope Hodgson, and edited British Fantasy Award winner William Hope Hodgson’s Night Lands, Volume 1: Eternal Love (2003), featuring new stories set in Hodgson’s world, and follow-up volume William Hope Hodgson’s Night Lands Volume 2: Nightmares of the Fall (2007); he contributed stories to the volumes as well. In recent years he struggled with Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by two daughters from his first marriage, and a son from his second.