Ewan Morrison

Ep. 6

Ewan Morrison is one of Scotland’s leading contemporary writers. His seventh novel, NINA X, won the 2019 Saltire Scottish Book of the Year. He has written articles for the Guardian as well as all the other leading UK newspapers as well as for online publications and magazines. His TEDx talk ‘Why We Would Be Happier Without Utopia’ was recorded in 2016. Links to some of his articles and his TEDx talk are included below. He can be found on Twitter @MrEwanMorrison

Awards & accolades:

Winner - Saltire Society Scottish Fiction Book of the Year 2019

Longlist - Not the Booker Prize (Guardian) 2019

Winner - Scottish Book of the Year - Novel Prize 2013

Winner - Glenfiddich Scottish Writer of the year 2012/13

Winner - Not the Booker Prize (Guardian) 2012

Finalist - Saltire Society Book of the Year 2012

Finalist -Creative Scotland Writer of the Year Award 2012

Finalist -The Prince Maurice Award for Love Stories 2007

Finalist - Arena Magazine Man of the Year Literature Prize 2006

Number 22 in the top 50 Scottish books of the Last 50 years. The List. 2013

Finalist - BAFTA Scotland x 2 Best New Director and Best New Writer. 2002

Finalist - The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film 2015

Winner - Royal Television Society Best Regional Drama 2002

Winner - Special Mention at the Pescara Film Festival 2001

Winner - The Audience Prize. Festivale de Sainte Livrade 2001

Winner - Special Mention. Napoli Film Festival 1998


Ewan’s website: https://www.ewanmorrison.com/

2019 article in Psychology Today ‘The Road to Hell is Paved With Good Intentions’: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/word-less/201904/the-road-hell-is-paved-good-intentions?collection=1142830

2018 article from Areo Magazine ‘Why Utopian Communities Fail’ https://areomagazine.com/2018/03/08/why-utopian-communities-fail/

Link to Amazon.co.uk for the book NINA X: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nina-X-Ewan-Morrison/dp/0708899013


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