Born in Hull and growing up in Stockton-On-Tees. Funny, passionate and off-beat, Johnny is a renowned writer on football and food as well as being a highly acclaimed crime novelist. In 2010 his book We Ate All The Pies - How Football Ate Britain Whole, was long listed for the prestigious William Hill Sports Book Of The Year. in 2012 he gained nationwide coverage for his highly personal book about so-called healthy eating, The Meat Fix, which caused vegetarians to call him rude names. He also writes the Nick Guymer Teesside-based crime novels. He lives in Edinburgh with Dawn, his partner of 35 years and a large vinyl album collection about which he is in no way obsessed.
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