Chris Dolan


Chris Dolan

Chris Dolan is an author, playwright and literary critic from Glasgow. Dolan is best known for his plays including The Veil and Sabina, and for his translations of Spanish drama. His first short story collection, Poor Angels and Other Stories, was published in 1995, and he has written for BBC Radio and TV. His first novel Ascension Day won the McKitterick Prize in 1998.

As a journalist, Chris Dolan has written for the Independent, Scotland on Sunday and BBC Radio Scotland, and is a literary reviewer and features writer for The Herald. He regularly appears on BBC Radio 3 and 4. In 1999 he won the Canongate Prize for Journalism. Dolan has also worked as a writer-in-residence in the Easterhouse and Drumchapel areas of Glasgow.

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  • The Veil - 1991
  • Sabina - 1998
  • The Reader - 2000
  • Double Shot
  • The Angels' Share - 2000
  • Hephaistos - 2008

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