Sinéad Gleeson is a writer, broadcaster and critic who presents The Book Show on RTE Radio 1. She is the editor of three short story anthologies including The Long Gaze Back: an Anthology of Irish Women Writers,which won Best Irish Published Book at the 2015 Irish Book Awards. Her own writing has been published in Banshee, Granta and on RTE’s Sunday Miscellany. In 2016 she was shortlisted for the 2016 Fish Memoir Prize, and long-listed for the Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award. She is currently working on a book of essays.