Agent : Victoria Hobbs
Alan Bissett is a novelist, playwright and performer from Scotland. His first novel, Boyracers (2001) follows the formative years of four Falkirk teenagers and his second novel, The Incredible Adam Spark (2005) told the story of Scotland’s first superhero. His most recent books, Death of a Ladies’ Man (2009) and Pack Men (2011) were both shortlisted for the Scottish Novel of the Year award. Of his various plays, Turbo Folk, was shortlisted for Best New Play at the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland. He was Glenfiddich Scottish Writer of the Year in 2012. He has taught creative writing at both Leeds University and Glasgow University, but has worked as a full-time writer since 2007.