A Booker Prize-winning Scottish fiction article writer, he is most widely known for his 1994 function, How Late it had been, How Later. His other functions add a Disaffection (book), THE NICE Times (brief tale), and As well as the Judges Stated (essays). He released his first function, a assortment of brief tales, in the 1970s. He earned the Saltire Prize for his 2008 book, Kieron Smith, Boy. He became a prominent politics activist in his hometown of Glasgow, Scotland. His book, How Late it had been, How Later, was modified by Kirk Lynn right into a 2003 play.