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“Joanna Walsh is fast becoming one of our most important writers." Deborah Levy.

My writing has been published by Granta, The Dalkey Archive, Salt, Gorse Journal, The Stinging Fly, Litro, Freight and others.

My story collection, Fractals, was published by 3:AM Press in 2013. Hotel (memoir/essay) will be published by Bloomsbury (US and UK) in September 2015, and Vertigo (a story cycle) by Dorothy, a publishing project, and Grow a Pair (Readux Books, Berlin) in October 2015.

I review books for The Guardian, The New Statesman and The National.

You can find more details of my books, and other recent publications, plus events on the right side-bar of my site.

I'm Fiction Editor at 3:AM Magazine.

I also run @read_women, for which I won Women In Publishing's 2014 New Venture Award, and which the New York Times called 'a rallying cry for the equal treatment of women writers'.

I like to organise, and chair, literary events. I've done this for, amongst others, l'Insitut Francais, Port Eliot Festival, The Wellcome Institute, Peirene Press, The Southbank, The Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Shakespeare & Company Paris and the Melbourne Writers' Festival.

I also work as an illustrator. My illustrations have appeared worldwide in publications ranging from The Economist to the New York Times, Die Woche to Penguin Books. She has created large-scale artworks for the Tate Modern and The Wellcome Institute. London Walks!, a visual diary, was published by Tate in 2011.

I was a Webby honouree in 2008.

Email me - badaude at gmail dot com. I'd probably like to hear from you.