Suzanne Power

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Suzanne Power

Suzanne Power was born in Dublin in 1968. She has been writing she was eight years old and Her books have sold rights to territories worldwide. She has contributed to several non-fiction and short-story anthologies.

For fifteen years she has been an editor, reviewer and columnist with many of Ireland’s leading newspapers and magazines. She has a longstanding column in the Evening Herald and wrote the successful ‘Spiritual Sunday’ series which ran in the Sunday Tribune. She has worked as a broadcaster, writer and researcher for BBC, ITV and RTE and is a regular panellist on the Midday Show on TV3.

Suzanne has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University and a BA in Journalism from DIT. She works at NUI Maynooth and its Kilkenny outreach campus, as well as in community settings. Her workshops attract a following as she believes in the writing community and the spirit of imagination. She has worked on that basis with everyone from school refusers to the terminally ill. She mentors and edits anthologies for writing communities that have attracted national interest and coverage in media.

Suzanne was a Fish Short Story competition winner.

She lives with her husband and twin boys in rural Wexford in what she describes as ‘an eventful utopia’.

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