‘Once You Break a Knuckle’ by DW Wilson
‘Once You Break a Knuckle’ is the debut collection of short stories by UEA writer DW (Dave) Wilson and is published by Hamish Hamilton Canada this week. Dave graduated from UEA’s Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA in 2010, when he was the inaugural winner of the Booker Foundation scholarship, and is currently undertaking a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing. He grew up in the Kootenay Valley, British Columbia, Canada, and his stories have appeared in literary magazines across Canada, Ireland, and the UK, including the Malahat Review, Grain, and Southword. Earlier this year he received three nominations in the Fiction category of the annual Canadian National Magazine Awards. His first novel, ‘Ballistics’, will be published in 2012.