Bissett, Alan 1975-

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Bissett, Alan 1975-

PERSONAL:

Born November 17, 1975, in Falkirk, Scotland; son of Alan Edward (a mechanical fitter) and Irene (a homemaker) Bissett; divorced. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Univeresity of Stirling, B.A. (with first-class honors), 1997, M.Litt., 2001. Politics: Socialist.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Falkirk, Scotland. Office— University of Glasgow, 6 University Gardens, Glasgow G12 5RW, Scotland. Agent—Victoria Hobbs, A.M. Heath Ltd., 6 Warwick Ct., Holborn, London WC1R 5DJ, England. E-mail—[email protected] uk.

CAREER:

Elgin Academy, Elgin, Scotland, English teacher, 1998; University of Leeds, Leeds, England, lecturer in creative writing, 2002-04; University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, tutor in creative writing, 2004—.

WRITINGS:

(Editor) Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction (short stories), Polygon (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2001.

Boyracers (novel), Polygon (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2001.

The Incredible Adam Spark (novel), Headline (London, England), 2005.

Work represented in anthologies, including The Hope That Kills Us: An Anthology of Scottish Football Fiction.