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Alan Bissett

Name: Alan Bissett
Age: 42 year
Country: United Kingdom
Category: Writers - Authors


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General Information

Name: Alan Bissett
Age: 42 year
Gender: Male
Country: United Kingdom
Category: Writers - Authors


Topic Keywords

Fiction, Short stories


Manuscript/Screenplay Title

Boyracers (2001)
The Incredible Adam Spark (2005)


Specialities or Categories of Interest

Fiction, Short Stories


Geographical Restrictions

Open


Synopsis / Pitch or Project Description

Death of a Ladies' Man


Training

Studied at Stirling University before becoming a Creative Writing Lecturer, first at University of Leeds and currently at the University of Glasgow.


Experience & Publications

He has written several short stories, published in magazines and in the anthology of Scottish Football Fiction. The Hope that Kills Us (2003), and was short- or long listed for the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday Short Story Competition for four consecutive years.

He has written two novels: Boyracers (2001), and The Incredibible Adam Spark (2005), the later told in the voice of 18-year old Adam, a boy with learning disabilities, who believes he has acquired superpowers.

Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction (editor) Polygon, 2001


Credits / Awards

200 Maccallan/Scotland on Sunday Short Story Competition (shorlist - 'Animals')


Unions and Guilds

None listed


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