Ewan has recently been awarded a Scottish Arts Council writers bursary for a book of short stories entitled TALES FROM THE MALL. He has also recently been awarded a six week writers residency at Cove Park â€“ an innovative artist and writers retreat on the banks of Loch Long, Scotland.
He was the recipient of a Scottish Arts Council Writers Award 2005, was a nominee for the ARENA magazine O2 Entrepreneur Award 2006, and was awarded a VARUNA writers residency in Australia as part of UNESCOâ€™s City of Literature 2006, where he appeared at the Sydney Writers Festival and on ABC Radio.
In 2008 Ewan was shortlisted for the Le Prince Maurice Award for best English language love story. The award was held in Mauritius, and co-shortlisted authors were Salley Vickers and James Meek.