Donald McRae

Donald McRae is an award-winning author of 12 non-fiction books – four of which featured have great boxers. He has twice won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year for Dark Trade: Lost in Boxing and In Black & White: The Untold Story Of Joe Louis & Jesse Owens. He was shortlisted for A Man’s World: The Double Life of Emile Griffith. His latest book In Sunshine or in Shadow, about boxing and the Troubles of Northern Ireland, was published in the summer of 2019. McRae is a three-time SJA Interviewer of the Year winner and has been Sports Feature Writer of the Year on three occasions – mostly recently in 2018 and 2019. He has contributed to Boxing News since 1993.