Michelle Walshe (and that’s Walsh with an ‘e’!) is a writer from Dublin, Ireland.
Her work has been awarded the Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award 2020, writing residencies in Ireland at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Tin Jug Studio, and Greywood Arts. Her work is published in literary journals, anthologies, newspapers, and magazines. She was the recipient of an Emerging Artist award from Dun Laoghaire County Council in 2021 and has received funding from Creative Ireland and the Arts Council of Ireland.
Her first novel was highly commended in the Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 2021 and was in the top ten percent of 1,000 entries in the Cheshire Novel Prize, UK, 2022.
Michelle is an active member of the Irish literary community, she has participated in readings, courses and workshops at the Irish Writers Centre, volunteers for the International Literature Festival, Dalkey Book Festival, Murder One Festival and Roddy Doyle’s Fighting Words.