Lin Anderson


Louise Welsh is the author of eight novels including, The Cutting Room, Death is a Welcome Guest and No Dominion. Her awards include the CWA John Creasey Memorial Dagger and the City of Glasgow Lord Provost’s Award for Literature. She is the editor of Ghost, One Hundred Stories to Read with the Lights On (2016). Louise was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts by Edinburgh Napier University (2015) and was a University of Otago’s Scottish Writers Fellow at the Wallace Arts Centre in New Zealand (2016). She has presented over thirty radio features and written many short stories and articles. Louise has also written libretti for opera, most recently the critically acclaimed Scottish Opera/Music Theatre Wales production The Devil Inside (music by Stuart MacRae, 2016). Louise is co-director (withJude Barber) of the Empire Café, an award winning collective exploring Scotland’s relationship with empire (@theempirecafe) Louise is Professor of Creative Writing at University of Glasgow @louisewelsh00


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