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Sue Healy

Sue Healy
regional managing editor

From Ireland, Sue Healy is a Lecturer in Creative Writing and Publishing at the University of Lincoln. She is an award-winning writer and playwright. In 2018, her play Imaginationship had a sold-out, extended run at the Finborough Theatre, London and showed later at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough. Sue is Literary Manager at the Finborough Theatre, has a PhD in modern theatre history (Royal Court Theatre). Sue’s previous full-length stage productions include Cow (Etcetera Theatre, 2017) and Brazen (King’s Head Theatre, 2016), funded by Arts Council England. Her short plays have been performed at the Criterion (Criterion New Writing Showcase), Arcola (The Miniaturists) and Hackney Attic (Fizzy Sherbet Shorts). Sue’s radio work includes nine plays broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (Opening Lines winner), WLRfm and KCLR96fm. Sue’s work has been supported and developed by Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, the Peggy Ramsay Foundation and Arts Council England. She is a recipient of the 2018 MGCfutures Bursary, the John Hodgson Theatre Research Grant and has been named a 2019 Hawthornden Castle Fellow. Sue’s prose has won The Molly Keane Award, HISSAC PrizeEscalator Award, Meridian Prize and has been published in nine literary journals and anthologies including: The Moth, Flight, Tainted Innocence, New Writer, Duality, HISSAC, New European Writers. She has been writer-in-residence on Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, and at the Heinrich Boll Cottage on Achill Island. Sue has also benefitted from annual artist residencies at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, and at Ginestrelle, Assisi in Italy. She has been a finalist for BBC Scriptroom 12, Eamonn Keane Playwriting Prize, Nick Darke Award and Old Vic 12 New Voices. Sue is a 2009 UEA Creative Writing MA alumna. She spent eleven years in Budapest, where she edited Hungary A.M.

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