August 1, 2013
Moon over the Chain Bridge, Budapest.
Happy me… My screenplay, ‘The Hole in the Moon’ has just been shortlisted for the Shoreline International Screenplay Award.
Taking off my Budapest holiday head now and heading to Edinburgh, with focus and determination : )
From Ireland, Sue Healy is Literary Manager at the Finborough Theatre, London, a full-time Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Lincoln. Her book on theatre literary management is published by Routledge, December 2022.
Sue is an award-winning writer for stage, TV, and prose writer.
Her current project, a 6x60minute TV series, is under option. She is under commission with Lone Wolf Media, producers behind PBS’ “Mercy Street”, to co-write the pilot and treatment for a six-part TV series.
Her most recent stage-play, Imaginationship (2018), enjoyed a sold out, extended run at the Finborough and later showed at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. Her previous stage productions include Cow (Etcetera Theatre, 2017) and Brazen (King’s Head Theatre, 2016), funded by Arts Council England. Sue’s short plays have been performed at the Criterion (Criterion New Writing Showcase), Arcola (The Miniaturists) and Hackney Attic (Fizzy Sherbet Shorts).
Her radio work includes nine plays broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (Opening Lines winner), WLRfm and KCLR96fm.
Sue has won The Molly Keane Award, HISSAC Prize, Escalator Award, Meridian Prize and has been published in nine literary journals and anthologies including: The Moth, Flight, Tainted Innocence, New Writer, Duality, HISSAC, New European Writers. She has been writer-in-residence on Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, and at the Heinrich Boll Cottage on Achill Island. She has also benefitted from annual artist residencies at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, and at Ginestrelle, Assisi in Italy.
An academic with a PhD in modern theatre history, specifically the Royal Court Theatre, Sue has presented her research internationally. She spent eleven years in Budapest, editing Hungary A.M. She has a PhD in modern theatre history (Royal Court Theatre) and is a UEA Creative Writing MA alumnus.
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August 1st, 2013 at 20:41
August 1st, 2013 at 20:56
That’s an amazing achievement, very well done.
August 1st, 2013 at 21:38
Comhghairdeachas a chara !
August 1st, 2013 at 22:12
Go raibh mile mhaith agat, ta athas mor orm xo
August 5th, 2013 at 19:23
August 29th, 2013 at 14:44
Congrats, even though as I’ve read it didn’t get picked. Being shortlisted is an honor still, I really like what I’ve read of your writing so far.
PS: great picture of the moon over the Budapest Chain Bridge – love that city!