William Wall

Genres: Cork | Fiction | Irish Writing | Novel

William Wall is the author of six novels, five volumes of poetry and three collections of short stories. His work has won many awards, including the Virginia Falkner Award and the Raymond Carver Award. In 2017, he was the first European to win the Drue Heinz Literature Prize and in 2021–2022 he was the first Poet Laureate for Cork City. His novel This is the Country was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. William’s latest novel, Empty Bed Blues, is published by New Island Books in April 2023. He lives in Cork city.


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