Head Above Parapet

The Fiction Front (which is here if you weren’t paying attention) has been tagged on the Guardian Books Blog. It seems my minor rant against the Booker has been officially noted…oops.

This feels a bit like the time I declared myself gay to a group of three hundred Nazi skinheads. Or the Sunday I was photographed by MI6 leading a column of Islamic militants through Leicester city centre. Its even faintly reminiscent of getting fired from work for swearing at a Vicar. Seriously, none of this is ever my fault!

Published by Damien Walter

Writer and storyteller. Contributor to The Guardian, Independent, BBC, Wired, Buzzfeed and Aeon magazine. Special forces librarian (retired). Teaches the Rhetoric of Story to over 35,000 students worldwide.

2 thoughts on “Head Above Parapet

  1. reminds me of when i expressed a personal opinion about a well known chain of bookshops and felt like i had a contract out on me …

    even now i can’t pass the shop without feeling slightly under threat …



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