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



Writing Workshop! Literary non-fiction in July 2023 at the Berlin University of the Arts. Please join!


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