Dave Hutchinson was born in Sheffield. After reading American Studies at the University of Nottingham, he became a journalist. He’s the author of five collections of short stories and one novel, and his novella The Push was shortlisted for the 2010 BSFA award for short fiction. He has also edited two anthologies and co-edited a third. His short story The Incredible Exploding Man featured in the first Solaris Rising anthology, and appeared in the Year’s Best Science Fiction collection. The Fractured Europe Sequence has been nominted for multiple awards including the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and The British Science Fiction Award. He lives in north London with his wife and several cats.