UPDATED WITH WINNERS - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: Leap Year Edition

Column by Taylor Houston February 29, 2016
Hooray! There is an extra day in the worst month of the year!! Let's celebrate with flash fiction stories about something that takes too long...
Bookshots: 'A Decent Ride' by Irvine Welsh

Bookshots: 'A Decent Ride' by Irvine Welsh

Review by Brandon Tietz
Irvine Welsh returns to Edinburgh, the home of "Trainspotting," with a new novel featuring one of his most iconic and beloved characters — 'Juice' Terry Lawson.
‘Trainspotting’ Sequel Planned for Next Summer

‘Trainspotting’ Sequel Planned for Next Summer

News by Raine Winters September 30, 2015
Danny Boyle is set to direct.
Bookshots: 'The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins' by Irvine Welsh

Bookshots: 'The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins' by Irvine Welsh

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
The latest from the Scottish raconteur finds him coming to America. Florida, to be precise. AKA: America's Wang.
Language Ban: The 4 Words You Can't Say On Russian TV

Language Ban: The 4 Words You Can't Say On Russian TV

News by Peter Derk May 9, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new law prohibiting curse words in Russian books, movies, music, and stage performances.
James McAvoy Filth

New Trailer For Irvine Welsh Adaptation Shows James McAvoy Engaged in Some 'Filth'

News by Christopher Shultz April 11, 2013
Coming this fall, we'll see Welsh's 1998 book come alive, in all its filthy glory.
Danny Boyle to Shoot Trainspotting Sequel

Danny Boyle Plans to Shoot Trainspotting Sequel in 2016

News by Christopher Shultz March 11, 2013
The director feels confident he can regroup the original cast, including Ewan McGregor, with a solid script. Is he right?

Best Books of 2012: Friends of LitReactor Edition with Irvine Welsh, Jack Ketchum, Douglas Coupland, and Stephen Graham Jones

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 31, 2012
Irvine Welsh, Jack Ketchum, Douglas Coupland, and Stephen Graham Jones share some of their favorite reads of 2012.
Irvine Welsh LitReactor Interview

Politics of the Past: Irvine Welsh Revisits the 80's with Skagboys

Interview by Joshua Chaplinsky September 18, 2012
Irvine Welsh talks to LitReactor about his 'Trainspotting' prequel 'Skagboys,' the film adaptation of 'Filth,' and why he feels the modern Democratic party is too conservative.