Townsend Walker draws inspiration from cemeteries, foreign places, violence, and strong women.
A collection of short stories, “3 Women, 4 Towns, 5 Bodies & other stories” was published by Deeds Publishing in 2018. The book won a Book Excellence Award, a Silver Feathered Quill Award and a Pinnacle Award.
A novella, “La Ronde” was published by Truth Serum Press in 2015.
Over one hundred short stories and poems have been published in literary journals and included in thirteen anthologies.
He received two nominations for the PEN/O.Henry Award.
He reviews short story collections for the “New York Journal of Books.”
His website is www.townsendwalker.com