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Irvine Welsh: “Street papers are more important and pertinent than ever”

The internationally acclaimed writer of Trainspotting, and INSP Ambassador, Irvine Welsh took time out from the worldwide press tour for his new book, Dead Men’s Trousers, to talk to INSP about homelessness, living in America and using social media to mobilise.

How INSP helped Irvine Welsh’s Begbie travel from Scotland around the world

In 2013, Scottish author – and INSP ambassador – Irvine Welsh resurrected one of his most infamous characters to create an exclusive Christmas story for street papers. But how could Begbie be translated for Trondheim?

Irvine Welsh i Sorgenfri: Ingen lager-mann

Sorgenfri har fått en novelle i gave fra Trainspotting-forfatter Irvine Welsh. Skotten har nå skrevet Aint no lager for 122 gatemagasiner- og aviser verden over, deriblant Sorgenfri.

He Aint Lager: exclusive Irvine Welsh Christmas story for INSP

Scottish author and INSP ambassador Irvine Welsh has written an exclusive Christmas story for street papers. Set after Trainspotting and its sequel Porno, the story features Welsh’s infamous Francis Begbie. It will be printed by over 30 street papers around the world in their Christmas editions.