Sue Rainsford

Sue Rainsford is a fiction and arts writer based in Dublin. Her practice is concerned with hybrid, lyric and embodied texts, explicit fusions of critical and corporeal inquiry, as well as with questions of transcription and otherness. Sue is a graduate of Trinity College, IADT and Bennington College, Vermont, and a recipient of the Arts Council Literature Bursary Award, the VAI/DCC Art Writing Award and a MacDowell Colony Fellowship. Sue was Maynooth University/Kildare Library & Arts Service Writer-in-Residence 2019/2020. Her debut novel, Follow Me To Ground received the Kate O’Brien Award, was longlisted for the Desmond Elliott and the Republic of Consciousness Award. With the generous support of the Arts Council, Sue is currently working toward her second novel, Redder Days, also forthcoming with Doubleday in 2021.

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