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

My writing has been published by Granta MagaIne, The Dalkey Archive, gorse journal, The Stinging Fly,The Dublin Review, Best British Short Stories, and others.

Books:

Worlds From The Word's End will be published in September 2017.

Seed will be published in April 2017.

Hotel was published by Bloomsbury (US and UK) in September 2015.

Vertigo was published by Dorothy, A Publishing Project in the US in 2015, and in the UK (And Other Stories) and Ireland (Tramp Press) in 2016.

Grow a Pair (Readux Books, Berlin) was published in October 2015.

Fractals, was published by 3:AM Press in 2013.

I was awarded the Arts Foundation Fellowship for Literature in 2017.

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

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

I was a judge on the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize and was 2016/17 Writer In Residence at Maynooth University, Ireland.

I'm working on a PhD in Creative and Critical writing at the University of East Anglia.

I'm a contributing editor at 3:AM Magazine, and Catapult.co.

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 have a great deal of experience organising, and chairing, literary events, and appearing on panels for a wide range of bookshops, festivals, and conferences, amongst others, l'Insitut Francais, Port Eliot Festival, The Wellcome Institute, Peirene Press, The Southbank, The Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Shakespeare & Company Bookshop, Paris and the Melbourne Writers' Festival.

I used to 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. I have 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 for my online visual diary, Badaude, in 2008.
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