Hello and welcome!

Michael’s next book The German Messenger is now available in eBook (and to preorder in paperback)!

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the German Messenger out January 23 red

Michael is a freelance author based in Liverpool. He has published historical fiction for @HQStories(HarperCollins), science fiction and fantasy for Black Library (Games Workshop), as well as tie-in fiction for other games companies. Having graduated from an MA in writing, Michael is currently researching towards a PhD in creative writing at Liverpool John Moores University.

(All of his books are available through uk.bookshop.org.)

His latest SFF publications are The Warp’s Curse, a Warhammer Quest Blackstone Fortress story, and Ashes of Grimnir, a Warhammer Age of Sigmar story, for Black Library. (Available here: click)

Goodbye for Now

His debut novel Goodbye for Now, a historical fiction set in the First World War, was published by HQ Digital/HarperCollins in October 2018, and his second The German Nurse was published in 2020.

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Originally from London, Michael moved to Liverpool in 2010 to teach Audio Engineering. Having told stories since he was little, he always wanted to write. Enrolling on an MA Writing course at Liverpool John Moores University, he graduated in 2016 and parts of the work from the course are featured within this website.

He worked as an Audio Engineering lecturer at SAE Liverpool and University of Chester, teaching a new generation how to be sound engineers as well as teaching academic writing and research, before going freelance in 2017 to focus on his PhD and writing.

He recently graduated from a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Creative Writing at Unviersity of Cambridge, and is always looking for teaching opportunites to pass on his experience of creative writing and the industry.

Michael was also diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in 1999 after almost three years of illness and tests, and is keen to raise awareness about the condition.

He is represented by Robbie Guillory at the Kate Nash Literary Agency. All requests for rights should be directed to the agency.

Thanks for reading and if you have any queries please feel free to get in touch via the contact page.

Find him on Twitter – @mikehollows

Updated February 2023


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