Sue Reid Sexton
Sue Reid Sexton is a writer based in Glasgow, whose first novel, Mavis’s Shoe, was published in March 2011. The sequel Rue End Street, followed in 2014. Sue has been writing short stories, poetry and play-scripts for a number of years, and took an MLitt in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow in 2007. Prior to this, she was a counsellor and social worker, with a background in mental health, homelessness and trauma.
As well as her own writing, Sue Reid Sexton ran “Swapping Stories”, a writing group for refugees in Glasgow, working with the Glasgow West Integration Network. With a particular interest in writers working in English as a second language, Sue also works with Iraqi writer Kusay Hussian helping him write his stories in English. She also ghosts for other people.
Writing On The Road: Campervan Love and the Joy of Solitude is Sue’s first full-length work of non-fiction. Sue is currently working on a new novel while finishing two others. She has two children.