Rankin, Ian

Taught at the UEA : 2016 (as the UNESCO City of Literature Visiting Professor)

Biography

Crime writer Ian Rankin was UEA’s UNESCO City of Literature visiting professor in 2016. The author of more than twenty-five novels, many featuring the character Inspector Rebus, he was awarded an OBE for services to literature in 2002 and a Crime Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005, the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger.