About Creative Conversations: Best-Selling Crime Writer Ian Rankin
As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series, ‘tartan noir’ crime writer Ian Rankin comes to campus to chat about his writing. Bring your lunch and burning questions!
Ian Rankin is one of Scotland’s most prolific crime writers. To date he has published 25 novels, two short story collections, one original graphic novel and one novella, and a non-fiction book. He has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Awards including the prestigious Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America’s celebrated Edgar Award for Resurrection Men. He has also been shortlisted for the Edgar and Anthony Awards in the USA, and won Denmark’s Palle Rosenkrantz prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and Germany’s Deutscher Krimipreis. Find out more information about him on his website: http://www.ianrankin.net/. Follow him on Twitter @Beathhigh.
Books by featured authors will be for sale in John Smiths bookshop.
This series is sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest.