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Constellations: Reflections From Life – Sinéad Gleeson

We have signed copies of “Constellations: Reflections From Life” by Sinéad Gleeson

1The Book

How do you tell the story of a life in a body, as it goes through sickness, health, motherhood? How do you tell that story when you are not just a woman but a woman in Ireland? In the powerful and daring essays in Constellations, Sinéad Gleeson does that very thing.
All of life is within these pages, from birth to first love, pregnancy to motherhood, terrifying sickness, old age and loss to death itself. Throughout this wide-ranging collection she also turns her restless eye outwards delving into work, art and our very ways of seeing. In the tradition of some of our finest life writers, and yet still in her own spirited, generous voice, Sinéad takes us on a journey that is both uniquely personal and yet universal in its resonance. Here is the fierce joy and pain of being alive.

About the Author

Sinéad Gleeson is a writer of essays and fiction. Her essays have been published in Granta, Winter Papers, Gorse and Banshee. Sinéad’s short stories appear in Being Various: New Irish Short Stories (Faber, May 2019), Repeal the 8th, The Broken Spiral and Looking at the Stars and her poetry has featured in various anthologies.

 

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