Always Rather Risk

'I received detailed rejections last year from editors who had requested over ten pages of my work. I have rewritten a specific story for a journal on the editor’s advice and it was still not accepted. None of this means I am a failure, or a bad writer.'

Essay 28th July 2022

Slip

Poetry Issue 42/Volume 2: Summer 2020

December

Poetry Issue 42/Volume 2: Summer 2020

Anna Walsh

Anna Walsh is an Irish writer and editor living in Glasgow. Their poetry and prose have been published by Extra Teeth, The Stinging Fly, The London Magazine and others. Their work has been featured in art exhibitions and adapted for the stage, most recently for Mullingar Pride's Queer Stories. They are currently finishing their debut story collection and co-editing the first Irish trans anthology, forthcoming later this year.