Michael Marshall Smith is a novelist and screenwriter. Under this name he has published seventy short stories and three novels - Only Forward, Spares and One of Us - winning the Philip K. Dick Award, International Horror Guild Award, August Derleth, and the Prix Bob Morane in France. He has also won the British Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction four times, more than any other author.
Writing as "Michael Marshall", he has also published five international best-selling thrillers, including The Straw Men, The Intruders, Bad Things and, most recently, Killer Move.
He is also involved in screenwriting projects that include a television pilot set in New York and an animated horror movie for children. The author lives in North London with his wife, son, and two cats.