William Wall is the author of five novels, the most recent of which was Grace’s Day (2018). He has also written three collections of short stories including Hearing Voices Seeing Things (2016) and The Islands (2017), and four poetry collections, most recently The Yellow House (2017).
In 2017 he also became the first European to win the Drue Heinz Literature Prize (for The Islands), and his work has won numerous other literary awards. His 2005 novel This Is The Country was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He holds a PhD in Creative Writing from The School of English, University College Cork - the first such doctorate ever awarded in Ireland. His work has been translated into many languages and he translates from Italian.
He lives in Cork.
William Wall is represented by Robert Caskie at Caskie Mushens Ltd.