Christopher Brookmyre in in discussion with Professor Louise Welsh

Christopher Brookmyre in in discussion with Professor Louise Welsh

Issued: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:49:00 BST

Time: Tuesday 19 September, 6-8pm
Location: John McIntyre Building, Room 201

Christopher Brookmyre is an award-winning novelist. He was born in Glasgow and raised and schooled in Barrhead. He attended the University of Glasgow and has worked for the film magazine Screen International, and as sub-editor for The Scotsman and the Edinburgh Evening News.

His first novel, Quite Ugly One Morning was the winner of the Critics' First Blood Award for Best First Crime Novel of the Year in 1996. Other awards include the Crime Writers' Association Macallan Short Story Dagger in 1997, the Sherlock Award for Best Comic Detective in 2000 for Boiling a Frog, and the seventh Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction in 2006. Black Widow won the McIlvanney Prize, previously known as the Scottish Crime Book of the year, in 2016. His most recent novel is Want You Gone (2017).

This free event is presented by the Creative Writing Programme at UofG. 

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