Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Louise Welsh

Louise Welsh is a writer living and working in Glasgow, Scotland.

She is the author of five novels: The Cutting Room (2002), Tamburlaine Must Die (2004), The Bullet Trick (2006), Naming the Bones (March 2010), and The Girl on the Stairs (August 2012).

From her Q & A with the Independent:

Choose a favourite authors and say why you admire her/him

Robert Louis Stevenson because I read him before I could read him – his work was read to me as a child and I'm still going back to him.
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Which fictional character most resembles you?

Winnie the Pooh – this simple bear trying to go through life.
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Who is your hero/heroine from outside literature?

At the moment, Frederick Douglass, who was born into slavery, escaped it, and became....[read on]
--Marshal Zeringue