A. L. McCann

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A. L. McCann
Born 1966 (age 50–51)
Nationality Australian
Genre Horror
Notable awards Aurealis Award
Horror division
2002 The White Body of Evening

Andrew Lachlan McCann is an Australian academic and writer of horror fiction.


McCann lives in Victoria and holds both an MA from the University of Melbourne and a PhD from Cornell University.[1] His academic work has won him awards and fellowships.[1] McCann has also published works in topics such as politics and history. He is a lecturer at the Melbourne University's English Department.[1] McCann's first novel, The White Body of Evening was published in 2002 by HarperCollins.[2] It won the 2002 Aurealis Award for best horror novel.[3] His second novel was released in 2005, entitled Subtopia, and was published by Vulgar Press.[4]



  1. ^ a b c "A L McCann". HarperCollins. Archived from the original on 2011-12-01. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  2. ^ "The White Body of Evening by A L McCann". Eidolon Publications. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  3. ^ "aurealis awards, previous years’ results" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  4. ^ "Subtopia / A.L. McCann". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 

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