Joanna Walsh is a multidisciplinary writer for print, digital and performance. The author of seven books, she also works as a critic, editor and university teacher. She is a UK Arts Foundation fellow, Markievicz Awardee in the Republic of Ireland, and the founder of #readwomen (2014-18), described by the New York Times as ‘a rallying cry for equal treatment for women writers’. She currently runs the pressure group questioning age limits in arts opportunities, @noentry_arts. Her latest book is Seed published by No Alibis Press. Girl Online will be published in 2022 by Verso Books.
‘Joanna Walsh is fast becoming one of our most important writers’ – Deborah Levy
‘Beautifully simple and unembellished, Walsh’s writing – most captivating in its ability to unnerve – is cleverly revealing.’ – The Guardian
‘A smart, allusive meditation on longing, on solitude, on the lure of cities and on the sheer fragility of experience and feeling’ – Colm Tóibín