Portrait photo of Andrew DuttonAndrew Dutton has been writing since the early 2000s and has previously self-published an e-book of short stories, A Mirror.

His work frequently explores life at 'the bottom of the pile', reflecting a long career helping people in financial hardship and debt.

Born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, he now lives in Derbyshire and draws inspiration and comfort from books, music, cats — and long country walks with his partner and their beloved Labrador.