Books In Sync Recognizes Fiction Novelist and Playwright Joyce Keller Walsh For A Fourth Year Books In Sync Fictional Suspense Author Joyce WalshReleasesBog Men,Juckets and Swamp
Yankees (The Pittsley County Chronicles), Winterkill, AndStrummin The Banjo Moon.
has published three books of ‘The Pittsley CountyChronicles’, and a fourth unrelated novel, ‘Winterkill’. The author isalso an award-winning playwright and recipient of a grant from theMassachusetts Cultural Council as well as from the ArtistsFoundation of Massachusetts.Joyce Walsh has a Bachelor's Degree (English) from New York University and a Master's Degree (Psychology) from HarvardUniversity. She has worked extensively in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health and was theManaging Editor of Cancer Causes and Control, an international journal of cancer epidemiology. She has published numerous non-fiction articles and is a free-lance editor specializing in epidemiologyand public health.
Co-Founder of AuthorsWithout Borders:http://www.awb6.com/ Awards:
Artist's Grant in Playwriting, Massachusetts Cultural Council, for full-length play, Kazorkis inExtremis
Best Original Script, American Regional Theatre Award, for full-length play, Gooseberry Tarts
Playwriting Fellowship, Artists Foundation of Massachusetts, for full-length play, The Relationsof Paul Le Jeune
Weaving Woolly Mammoths [full-length]; staged reading at Herring Run ArtsFest of "Huma'sLoom," (Sept. 2002), "Little Silk Worms" (Sept. 2003), "Oh, Brother" (Sept. 2005); publicreading, "The Fall of Fall Reeve," Middleboro Public Library [June 2004], staged reading,Culture*Park's 4th Annual Short Play Marathon, New Bedford, MA (Oct. 2005]; staged readingof "Huma's Loom," the "Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Peace & JusticeTheater Festival" in three venues on Cape Cod [June, 2005]; production of "Hair Weave" at theNew England Academy of Theatre's NEAT Short Play Festival, New Haven, CT (June, 2005]
Kazorkis in Extremis, full-length; staged readings: NUWorks Program (Northeastern Univ.);CentaStage
(Boston)Gooseberry Tarts, full-length, production: Theatre One Productions [Middleboro, MA]
The Relations of Paul LeJeune, full-length, production: Playwrights Platform [Boston]
Rapture, full-length, production: Playwrights Platform (Boston)
Alma, one act, staged reading (Boston]; also televised, PBS
The Beast on the Throne, one act, staged reading (Boston)
"The Pittsley County Chronicles"Juckets and Swamp Yankees, Infinity Publishers, 2008Bog Men, Publish America, 2007