Joel Willans

Location Finland
Occupation author / pro blogger / copywriter
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Books by Joel Willans

  • by Deena Drewis
    Flatmancrooked, 2010.

  • by Sarah Hilary, Gay Degani, Heidi Ruby Miller, Oonah V Joslin...
    Every Day Publishing, 2008.

  • by winners of The Whittaker Prize 2009, 2009.

  • by Pat Cotter, Vincent McDonnell, Gregory O'Donoghue
    Southword Editions, 2005-06.

  • by Greg McQueen
    Bridge House, 2010.

  • by Tom Vowler, Jo Field, Hannah Eiseman-Renyard, Joel Willans,...
    HappenStance, 2008.

  • by Charles Degelman
    Harvard Square Editions, 2010.

  • by Joel Willans
    Route Publishing, 2012.
  • About Me

    Since leaving the English county of Suffolk, Joel Willans has lived in London, Vancouver, Helsinki and the Peruvian village of Andahuaylas.

    A partner at the communications agency Ink Tank, his prize-winning stories have been broadcast on BBC radio and published in dozens of magazines and anthologies worldwide. His debut short story collection, SPELLBOUND: Stories of Women's Magic over Men, was published by Route in December 2012.

    Why do you write?

    Once I pop, I just can't stop.

    Any favorite authors? Books?

    Ali Smith, Kurt Vonnegut, Iain Banks, Margaret Atwood, Ian McEwan, Nathan Englander, Alice Munro, David Mitchell, Saul Bellow, Arundhati Roy, J.D Salinger, J.M Coetzee, Aldous Huxley, Jose Saramago, J.R.R. Tolkien, Irvine Walsh, Paul Auster, George Orwell, Junot Diaz, Elmore Leonard, Roald Dahl, Raymond Carver, Anton Chekhov, Peter Carey, Charles Dickens, V.S Pritchett, Hunter S. Thompson, V.S Naipaul, Yiyun Li, Miranda July, Olaf Olafsson, Jamaica Kincaid, John Updike, Kazuo Ishiguro, Joseph Conrad, etc etc etc

    Joel Willans's Wall

    C.J.F – Feb 04, 2009

    No suckling gibbon here, Jesi. In fact, nothing here at all. I'll sort that out later. Maybe a slobbering kitten this time...

    Michelle Tandoc – Feb 04, 2009

    You're simply luminous.

    Martin Reed – Feb 02, 2009

    Hey Joel. I've been staring at your image trying to figure out what about impending fatherhood might have given you a messiah complex, then I spotted it in a 'doh' sort of moment.

    C.J.F – Feb 02, 2009

    Eh up, Willans.

    Sara Crowley – Feb 02, 2009

    Hey Joel...

    R. Mangla – Feb 01, 2009

    Welcome aboard.

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