Writing and Awards

Published essays:

‘Your Chroma’ in Gorse (Issue 8, March 2017)

Blue Hills and Chalk Bones‘ in Granta, (New Irish Writing issue, May 2016)

‘Hibernia, Caledonia’, in Winter Papers Vol. 2 (edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith, November 2016)

‘Autumn at the Hell Fire Club’ in Autumn: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons (edited by Melissa Harrison, August 2015)

‘Hair’ in literary journal Banshee (Issue 1, September 2015)

Two radio essays have been broadcast on RTE Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany.

Her short story ‘Counting Bridges’ was longlisted for the 2016 Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards and a 500-word flash fiction story ‘Fathoms’ was highly commended at Dromineer Literary Festival in October 2015. Sinéad was also shortlisted for the 2016 Fish Memoir Prize. In 2016, Thin Places (a work-in-progress) made the final eight of 885 entries  for the inaugural Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award.

The Long Gaze Back: Short Shorts by Irish Women Writers and The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women from the North of Ireland, won Best Irish Published Book at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards in 2015 and 2016 respectively.

Sinéad is represented by Peter Straus at Rogers, Coleridge & White.



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