DW Wilson

DW Wilson is the author of Once You Break a Knuckle (Hamish Hamilton, 2011) and Ballistics (Bloomsbury, 2013). His fiction and essays have appeared in literary journals on both sides of the Atlantic, including Grain, Prairie Fire, Prospect and Granta, and in 2011 he became the youngest-ever winner of the BBC’s National Short Story Award for ‘The Dead Roads’. He teaches about creative writing and video games (separately) on the West Coast of Canada.


Continental drift

GR OnlineFIRST, IN YOUR home-town bar in the shadow of Canada’s Northern Rockies, you watch a girl named Pitch bless her pool cue with two loud smooches. I call her ‘Romeo and Juliet’, she says, and touches the woodgrain to...

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