Harry Ritchie (born 1958 in Kirkcaldy, Fife) is a Scottish writer and journalist. He is the author of six books, and numerous newspaper articles and book reviews.
He attended Kirkcaldy High School and Edinburgh University, then studied for a D.Phil at Lincoln College, Oxford. His doctoral thesis on the literary scene of the Fifties was published by Faber as the book Success Stories in 1988. His subsequent works are the comic travel books Here We Go and The Last Pink Bits, the novels Friday Night Club and The Third Party, and a book about English grammar, English for the Natives (John Murray).
Ritchie edited the anthology New Scottish Writing, and contributed an essay to Nick Hornby's anthology of football writing, My Favourite Year, about his lifelong passion for Raith Rovers, his hometown football club.
Ritchie lives in London with the journalist and broadcaster Tracey MacLeod.