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EIBF 2019: Daniel Gray on the sports journalism of Hugh McIlvanney - reading workshop

  • Writer's Retreat Edinburgh International Book Festival Charlotte Square Gardens Edinburgh EH2 4DR (map)

Part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019. For the full programme, please visit

Writer, presenter and researcher Daniel Gray is in love with the ‘Beautiful Game’, the subject of a number of his books. Join him to delve into the football writing of Scottish journalist Hugh McIlvanney, whose long career encompassed work for the Scotsman, Sunday Times and Observer. McIlvanney was renowned for his perfectly crafted sentences: long, lyrical and rich with surprises. Read his work ahead of the event or be inspired to dip into it afterwards.

Tickets are £15/£12 concession, and are available from the EIBF event page here.

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