D.W. Wilson is the youngest recipient of the BBC National Short Story Award and the author of a short story collection, Once You Break a Knuckle. He was shortlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. He is currently a creative writing PhD candidate at the University of East Anglia, where he received the university’s Man Booker Prize Scholarship and the Dean’s Postgraduate Studentship. Wilson presents his debut novel, Ballistics, in which Alan West, accompanied by a three-legged English mastiff and armed with a box of mysterious mementos, sets out into the 2003 firestorms of British Columbia to rescue his estranged father.
Events D.W. Wilson was involved in
Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 12:00 PM
Four exciting young authors talk about writing today—the subject matter and contemporary author culture—offering an insightful look into the future of the written word.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 8:00 PM
Authors Philipp Meyer, Andrew Pyper, C.K. Stead, Carsten Stroud and D.W. Wilson read from their latest works.