Sinéad Gleeson


Sinéad Gleeson is a writer, editor and broadcaster, whose essays have appeared in Granta, Winter Papers, Gorse and Banshee. Her short stories have been published in the anthologies Looking at the Stars, Repeal the 8th and Being Various, Faber’s 2019 collection of New Irish Writing. 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). The Long Gaze Back was the 2018 choice for Dublin’s One City One Book.

Sinéad has been to Borris almost every year, and has conducted many of the festival’s finest interviews and conversations.

Her debut collection of essays, Constellations, will be published by Picador in Spring 2019. She is currently working on a novel.

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