Joanna Walsh

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With Mick O’Shea performing at Phonica Seven in Smock Alley Theatre. Photograph: Phonica

At Phonica: One, Sue Rainsford dipped the pages she was reading from and notebooks she kept towards her evolving novella in water, emphasising the flu(...)

Emmanuelle Pagano: the tenderness of love comes through in stories

“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Ernest Hemingway’s fabled micro-story, allegedly the result of a $10 bet over lunch that he could write a novel in(...)

Kirsty Logan: storytelling is to the fore in the Scottish writer’s captivating second collection

The writer EM Forster defines story as a chronological sequence that has at its centre the material of events and people: “The king dies and then the (...)

Joanna Walsh: “Embarrassment is very restrictive and it governs our lives in a way that we think it’s too light to do. It’s a heavier thing than we think”

Ensconced beside a roaring open fire on an afternoon otherwise dominated by torrential rain, Joanna Walsh is talking in a rapid, associative manner a(...)

Patrick de Witt is one of the guest speakers at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke

Galway gears up for Cúirt 2016 Some great pairings at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature include Jennifer Johnston and Belinda (...)

Things are rarely as they seem in Joanna Walsh’s fractured episodes about everyday life. Her startling second collection recalls, in more than one of(...)

Last year the writer and illustrator Joanna Walsh created a series of hand-drawn bookmarks of some of her female literary heroes. Among them were G(...)

New chapter: Joanna Walsh’s bookmarks of feted women writers

‘I don’t love women writers enough to teach them. What I teach is guys. Serious heterosexual guys. F Scott Fitzgerald, Chekhov, Tolstoy. Real-g(...)