Dr Sally O’Reilly

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). 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.

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 has a PhD in English and Creative Writing from Brunel University and works as a lecturer in Creative Writing at the Open University, where she was one of the team which produced its new online MA.

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