A.J. Hartley (AKA Andrew Hart) is the New York Times bestselling author of 24 novels in a variety of genres including mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, thriller, paranormal, children’s and young adult. He has written adaptations of Macbeth and Hamlet with David Hewson (the latter winning Audible’s book of the year for 2014), and UFO mystery/thrillers with Tom DeLonge of Blink 182. The first book of his Steeplejack trilogy won International Thriller Writers’ YA book of the year for 2017.
As Andrew James Hartley he is UNC Charlotte’s Robinson Professor of Shakespeare studies where he specializes in performance issues. He is the author of scholarly books on dramaturgy, political theatre and performance history. He has edited collections about Shakespeare on the university stage, Shakespeare in millennial fiction, and (with Peter Holland) Shakespeare and geek culture. He was editor of Shakespeare Bulletin for a decade, and is currently editing Julius Caesar for Arden.
He also has a YouTube channel focused mainly on Japanese rock music. You can learn more about him at www.ajhartley.net
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