A. L. McCann

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A. L. McCann
Born1966 (age 52–53)
Notable awardsAurealis Award
Horror division
2002 The White Body of Evening

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


McCann lives in Hanover, New Hampshire 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 professor at Dartmouth College'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]

As a Sydney Review of Books contributor, McCann's subjects have ranged from Otto Dov Kulka to David Woodard.[5]



  1. ^ a b c "A L McCann". HarperCollins. Archived from the original on 1 December 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  2. ^ "The White Body of Evening by A L McCann". Eidolon Publications. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  3. ^ "aurealis awards, previous years' results" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Subtopia / A.L. McCann". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  5. ^ McCann, Andrew, e.g., "Metropolis of Death" (5 Apr 2013), "Allegory and the German (Half) Century" (28 Aug 2015), Sydney Review of Books.

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