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Peter Geoghegan and Peter Ross: Ullapool Book Festival

  • Ullapool Bok Festival Market Street Ullapool IV26 2WY (map)

Peter Geoghegan is an Irish journalist, writer and broadcaster who has lived in Scotland for a decade. He is the founder and co-director of the co-operative investigative platform, The Ferret. Peter has also worked on investigative television programmes for Channel 4 and has reported for numerous outlets including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the London Review of Books, the Guardian, the Evening Standard and the Irish Times. His most recent book The People’s Referendum – Why Scotland Will Never Be the Same Again was nominated for a Saltire Society award.

Peter Ross is the author of two non-fiction collections, Daunderlust and The Passion Of Harry Bingo: Further Dispatches From Unreported Scotland, which was shortlisted for the 2017 Saltire Society literary prize. He is an Orwell journalism fellow and six-time winner at the Scottish Press Awards. He has written for the Guardian, The Times, National Geographic Traveler and the Boston Review.

Chaired by Ruth Wishart
Sponsored by The Open University in Scotland
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