Sue Healy – Artist, get thee to a residency

MARCH 2012

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From Ireland via eleven years in Hungary and now living in the UK, Sue Healy is a 2009 UEA Creative Writing MA alumna. Her short-stories have won the Molly Keane Memorial, HISSAC, Meridian, Waterford Annaghmakerrig and Ted O’Regan Arts Awards and finalised for the Fish Short Story Competition amongst fifteen other shortlistings. Her drama credits include two BAI-funded radio plays broadcast on KCLR 96fm: Cow (2013) and The Daffodil (2014) both directed by acclaimed playwright Jim Nolan. She has also won the Sussex Playwrights’ Award and shortlisted for the BBC International Playwriting, BBC Writersroom 4, The Script HotHouse and Shoreline Screenwriters’ Awards. Her three staged readings include the 2013 Festival of Contemporary European Drama and the 2012 Brighton Arts Festival. Her prose is published in seven international literary publications. A 2013 Escalator Award Writer, Sue received an Arts Council grant to complete her debut novel which her agent submitted to publishers in 2014. She served as artist-in-residence on Inis Oirr (2013) and currently teaches creative writing at a Norfolk prison. Website:

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