Sally O’Reilly is the author of three novels: The Best Possible Taste and You Spin Me Round, (Penguin, 2004 and 2007) and Dark Aemilia (Myriad Editions/Picador US, 2014). She is a former Cosmopolitan Magazine New Journalist of the Year, and has worked as a journalist and editor for Christian Aid, the National Union of Teachers and Barnardo’s, and freelanced for the Guardian, Sunday Times and New Scientist. She has a PhD in English and Creative Writing from Brunel University and now teaches creative writing with the Open University and New Writing South.
Her short stories have been published in South Africa, Australia and the UK and she has been shortlisted for the Ian St James and Cosmopolitan short story prize, longlisted for the Historical Novel Society new novel award and nominated for the Kirkus Prize for Fiction. She has also written a guide for writers: How to Be a Writer: the definitive guide to getting published and making a living from writing (Piatkus, 2011).
Sally lives with her family in Brighton.
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