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Deirdre Sullivan


Deirdre Sullivan is from Galway and is now living in Dublin, where she works as a teacher. Her hugely acclaimed novel Needlework consolidated her reputation as a leading Irish YA author. Needlework was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards and went on to win the Honour Award for Fiction at the Children's Books Ireland Awards in 2017. Her Primrose Leary series was also widely praised; two of the Primrose books were shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland Awards; and the final one, Primperfect, was also shortlisted for the European Prize for Literature.
She has also ghostwritten three books for the Nightmare Club series under the name Annie Graves.
Deirdre Sullivan recommends
Dark Lullaby (2021)
Polly Ho-Yen
"Dark Lullaby is a gripping story of love and desperation, of intimate and social structures, of sisterhood and motherhood that rings true as a bell. I devoured it."

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