Townsend Walker

2515 Larkin
San Francisco, CA 94109

Author's Bio

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

Journals: 
Bartleby Snopes, Cantaraville, Danse Macabre, Dark Sky Magazine, Grey Sparrow Journal, Our Stories, Raving Dove, Static Movement, The Battered Suitcase, The Delinquent
Prizes Won: 
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.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Singer's Gun by Emily St. John Mandel
,
Thieving Forest by Martha Conway
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Pieces of My Mother by Melissa Cistaro
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The Comedians by Graham Greene
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Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Washington
Raised in: 
Hagerstown, MD
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Last updated: Oct 21, 2015