Mark Turley

Mark Turley

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Mark Turley has written across many subjects and is the author of six books. He has twice been nominated for William Hill Sports Book of the Year. In 2015, for 'Journeymen', about boxers who lose for a living and in 2017 for 'Redemption: From iron bars to ironman' about John Mcavoy, a life sentenced prisoner who became a world record breaking athlete. Mark is particularly interested in power structures, in all forms and concerned by the narrowness of discourse across modern media. Outside of writing, he spent 17 years working in education, mainly with young people who found themselves permanently excluded from mainstream school and / or in trouble with the criminal justice system.