William Walsh

William Walsh (photo by Karley Harmon )

William Walsh, who is originally from Jamestown, New York, and has lived all over the United States and Canada, is a narrative poet in the tradition of James Dickey, David Bottoms, and Fred Chappell. His new collection of poems, Fly Fishing In Times Square, recently won the Editors’ Prize and will be published by Cervena Barva Press (Boston) in May 2019. His novels The Boomerang Mattress and Haircuts for the Dead were finalists in the William Faulkner Pirate Alley Prize. His novel The Pig Rider was a finalist in 2015.  He is the author of six other books. He teaches at Reinhardt University where he directs the undergraduate writing program and the low-residency MFA program. For information, contact him at bjw@reinhardt.edu

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