Stuart Cosgrove is the author of The Soul Trilogy – ‘Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul,’ which won the prestigious Penderyn Award as Music Book of the Year 2018. (‘The Mercury Prize for Writers’) The trilogy also includes ‘Detroit 67: The Year that Changed Soul’ recently nominated as Best Music Book of 2016, and the recently published ‘Harlem 69: The Future of Soul’.
Stuart was a staff writer with the black music paper Echoes and Media Editor of the NME. He was a television executive with the UK broadcaster Channel 4, where he was a Commissioning Editor for Independent Film, Arts and Entertainment and subsequently Director of Nations and Regions, and then Director of Creative Diversity. He was the Chair of Glasgow’s successful bid to host a permanent Channel 4 presence in the city.
Stuart presents BBC Scotland’s popular football show @Off the Ball’
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