Sinead Gleeson


Sunday 22 October 12noon and 4pm
Medieval Museum Garden Room

Sinéad Gleeson’s essays have appeared in Granta, Winter Papers, Gorse, Banshee and Elsewhere Journal. Her short story ‘Counting Bridges’ was longlisted at the 2016 Irish Book Awards and in 2017 an essay, ‘Where Does it Hurt’? was longlisted for The Lifted Brow Experimental Non-Fiction prize. A poem, ‘At Killough Lighthouse’, was featured in the anthology, Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry. She is the editor of three short anthologies, including the award-winning collections, The Long Gaze Back: an Anthology of Irish Women Writers (2015) and The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland (2016).  She has just finished working on a collection of essays, and is also collaborating with the writer Doireann Ní Ghríofa on an abecedarium of prose and poetry themed around the body. She presents The Book Show on RTE Radio 1.


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