Townsend Walker lives in San Francisco.
His novella in noir "La Ronde" was published in June 2015 by Truth Serum Press.
His short stories take journeys into the lives of a female assassin, an Italian detective who solves a murder with tortellini, soldiers with memories of smashed birds and bodies, battling families, and teenagers in love.
Stories are set in: Rome, London, New York, Boston, Munich, San Francisco, and Levelland.
Inspiration comes from paintings, violence, cemeteries and strong women.
Stories published in over seventy literary journals, included in eight anthologies and performed in Hollywood.
Publications and Prizes
Bartleby Snopes, Cantaraville, Danse Macabre, Dark Sky Magazine, Grey Sparrow Journal, Our Stories, Raving Dove, Static Movement, The Battered Suitcase, The Delinquent
First prize: SLO Nightwriters Contest
Second place: "Our Stories" Gordon Contest
"Holding Tight" and "A Little Love, A Little Shove" were nominated for PEN/O.Henry Awards.