Sinéad Gleeson is an Irish Book Award-winning writer, editor and freelance broadcaster. Having edited the work of others, in 2016's The Long Gaze Back and 2017's The Glass Shore, she released her first book Constellations, a collection of personal essays, in 2019. Some of the essays in this work document Gleeson's struggle through illness, she is a survivor of Acute promyelocytic leukemia and has had a hip replacement.
Gleeson has been a book and music reviewer for The Irish Times' The Ticket arts supplement and presents The Book Show on RTÉ Radio 1. She has been a judge for the Choice Music Prize. She is a writer in residence at University College Dublin.
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