Ewan Morrison is an acclaimed novelist and journalist. He studied photography under Thomas Joshua Cooper at Glasgow School of Art. He graduated with a first class degree and the dissertation prize (a draw with Scottish artist Ross Sinclair) in 1990. He has won many awards for his writing including the Scottish Book of the Year Fiction Prize in 2013 for his novel Close Your Eyes. His book Tales from the Mall was named one of the top 50 Scottish Books of the last 50 years by critics and the Scottish Book Trust.