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Alan Bissett

Scotland (b.1975)

Alan Bissett is a novelist, playwright and performer who lives in Glasgow. His novel Death of a Ladies' Man was shortlisted for a Scottish Arts Council Fiction of the Year prize. His play Turbo Folk was shortlisted for Best New Play at the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland. In 2010 he wrote and performed his 'one-woman show', The Moira Monologues around Scotland to great acclaim and it is now in development with the BBC. The short film which he wrote and narrated, 'The Shutdown', has won awards at several major international film festivals.

Genres: General Fiction
   Boyracers (2001)
   The Incredible Adam Spark (2005)
   Death of a Ladies' Man (2009)
   Pack Men (2011)
Novellas and Short Stories
   Lazy Susan (2020)
Anthologies edited
   Damage Land (2001)
Plays show
Alan Bissett recommends
The Rebel of Time (2023)
Craig Andrew Mooney
"A compelling and unusual twist on the coming-of-age story with a rare focus on positive male friendships."
The Tick and the Tock of the Crocodile Clock (2022)
Kenny Boyle
"A bittersweet paean to friendship, art and making your mark, with a sharp line in patter and a big heart."

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