Tagged: Irvine Welsh

Gaiman, Smith and Ishiguro to feature in British short story anthology

Penguin is publishing a new anthology, The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story, "a literary treasure trove" of "30 great short stories published in the... Read more

Pictures of the week

A trio of bookshops feature in this week's pictures round-up, as well as the Northern YA Literature Festival, Irvine Welsh and Sarah Govett. Read more

The last Train...

Irvine Welsh says the latest instalment in the iconic Trainspotting series, Dead Men’s Trousers, will be the final one. Read more

Irvine Welsh backs campaign against Scottish library cuts

Author Irvine Welsh is backing a new campaign against library cuts in Scotland. Read more

Welsh, Kelman and Fagan shortlisted at 2016 Saltire Society Literary Awards

Irvine Welsh, James Kelman and Jenni Fagan have made the 2016 Saltire Society Literary Awards shortlist announced at a special event in Edinburgh, alongside emerging talents... Read more

Irvine Welsh crime novel gets TV deal

Irvine Welsh, the author of Trainspotting, is adapting his novel Crime for television, according to the Guardian. Read more

Pictures of the week

The launches of Cityread 2016, Cassava Republic Press, London Book & Screen Week and the Saltire Society's 80th anniversary plans are featured in our Pictures... Read more

Michel Faber wins Saltire Book of the Year

Michel Faber has won the 2015 Saltire Book of the Year award for The Book of Strange New Things (Canongate). Read more

WBN authors defend libraries and teachers

Authors gave a passionate defence of libraries and teachers at an event held last night (23rd April) to mark World Book Night. Writers including David... Read more

Welsh joins World Book Night line-up

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is taking part in World Book Night tomorrow (23rd April), joining writers such as Lynda La Plante and David Almond at... Read more

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