About Greg Watts


Greg Watts is an author whose books include the 2018 comic novel The Man Behind the Menu and the award-winning Ole! Ole! Passion on a Plate: The Rise of Spanish Cuisine in London.  His memoir The Long Road Out of Town tells the story of how he escaped a small Midlands town in the 1970s to come to London, where he discovered his vocation to be a writer.

He has also written for numerous publications, including The Times, London’s Evening Standard, and British Journalism Review, and has worked in TV and radio.