Simon Kurt Unsworth

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Simon Kurt Unsworth (born 1972) is a British writer of supernatural fiction. Unsworth was born in Manchester, England. He grew up in Chorlton-cum-Hardy.[1] He was educated at Manchester Grammar School and the University of Dundee where he received a Master of Arts degree in Psychology (Hons).

Unsworth's most recent novel is The Devil's Detective, a horror novel set in Hell.[2] James Lovegrove, in a review for the Financial Times, called the novel "an entertaining Dantean spin on the police procedural...The Devil's Detective is damned good".[2]




  • Lost Places. Ash-Tree Press, 2010.
  • Quiet Houses. Dark Continents, 2011.



  1. ^ "Chorlton Book Festival". Libraries. Manchester City Council. Simon Unsworth. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b ‘The Devil’s Detective’, by Simon Kurt Unsworth Financial Times, February 20th, 2015. Retrieved 19th October 2015.
  3. ^ World Fantasy Convention (2010). "Award Winners and Nominees". Retrieved 4 Feb 2011. 

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