Norman Watson


Dr Norman Watson was a journalist with The Courier in Dundee for 25 years and wrote more than 5,000 news features for the paper. He remains a Couriercolumnist and is now publishing giant DC Thomson’s first-ever company historian.

An award-winning author, his books include the best-selling Dundee: A Short History (2006), The Biography of William McGonagall (2010) and the internationally-acclaimed Dundee Dicshunury (2012). As an historian he has co-curated major exhibitions in Dundee, London and Edinburgh and in 2006 was invited to open the Scottish Parliament’s first-ever public exhibition.

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