Joseph Pearson writes books, essays, poetry, and short fiction.

He is represented by Peters Fraser Dunlop Agency.


NEWS: A new book of literary non-fiction, My Grandfather’s Knife, is now available, published by HarperCollins and The History Press. Also available as audiobooks and in Spanish translation. Click here to order in the UK


I acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. @CanadaCouncil #BringingTheArtsToLife


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German translation of ‘A String Instrument’ appeared in Lettre International, 138 as ‘Ein Saiteninstrument’ in October 2022.


Writing Workshop! Thank you to everyone who participated in my literary non-fiction workshop in July 2023 at the Berlin University of the Arts.