Andrew Michael Hurley’s debut The Loney (John Murray) won the 2016 British Book Industry Book of the Year Award. The Loney was the Debut Fiction finalist, and won the overall award over finalists from Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Children’s Book categories. The Loney was first published by small press Tartarus in 2014.
The British Book Industry Awards celebrate “the greatness of the British book trade and the people behind it.” The awards were previously known as the Bookseller Industry Awards (“Nibbies”). More information may be found at the British Book Industry Awards website.