Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh

Author

Irvine Welsh was born and raised in Edinburgh. His first novel, Trainspotting (1993), sold over one million copies in the UK and was adapted into an era-defining film. He has written thirteen further novels, including the bestseller Dead Men’s Trousers, four books of shorter fiction and numerous plays and screenplays. In 2021, a TV adaptation of Crime and The Long Knives was launched on Britbox starring Dougray Scott as Ray Lennox. In 2023 the series returned for a second series, and both are now available to watch on ITVX. Irvine Welsh currently lives between London, Edinburgh and Miami. Peters Fraser & Dunlop manages translation rights for Irvine’s upcoming novel Resolution (2024).