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Writing workshop with Sheena Wilkinson

  • Barry Gallery, St Malachy’s Parish Church Sextons House, Main Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AE (map)


Sheena Wilkinson, described in The Irish Times as 'one of our foremost writers', writes contemporary and historical fiction for young people and adults. She has won many awards including the CBI Book of the Year in 2013 for Grounded. Her most recent novel, Star by Star, published to commemorate the centenary of female suffrage, was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards and won the CBI Honour Award for Fiction. Her short stories have also won awards, and a short story was recently included in the acclaimed anthology Female Lines: New Writing by Women from Northern Ireland.