Deirdre Sullivan

Deirdre Sullivan, from Galway in the West of Ireland, is one of the UK and Ireland’s most distinctive YA voices. Her hugely acclaimed Tangleweed and Brine, a collection of feminist retellings of classic fairytales, won Young Adult Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2017, the Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award 2018 and the Irish Times Ticket Reader’s Choice Award for YA Fiction.