Denise studied law at Glasgow University. Misusing her PhD grant (as she says) she wrote her first novel Garnethill which won the CWA Dagger for Best First Novel. The Garnethill trilogy was followed by ten more novels. The novel she discussed at BOOKMARK The Long Drop, won both the Gordon Burn Prize and the McIlvanney Crime Novel of the Year, 2017.
Website: Denise Mina