Border Lines introduces us to characters who are vivid, yet understated. This polarity makes them compelling. Most notable is Ian, the link throughout the collection, often in discordance with himself and the world around him. From his early years, Ian struggles with issues of self-doubt and disappointment, though ultimately his quest for self-discovery moves him forward on a path to understanding
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About the Author
John Walsh was born in Derry. After living in Germany for sixteen years, he now lives and writes in Connemara. He has published three collections of poetry, 'Johnny tell Them' (Guildhall Press, 2006), 'Love’s Enterprise Zone' (Doire Press, 2007) and 'Chopping Wood with T.S. Eliot' (Salmon Poetry, 2010). He is organiser of North Beach Poetry Nights in Galway, Ireland’s leading performance poetry event, and is co-director of Doire Press, a small literary press in the west of Ireland publishing poetry and literary fiction. 'Border Lines' is John’s debut collection of short stories.