Writer of poetry, fiction and plays. Teacher of writing in secondary schools, especially with the learning disabled. Leader of workshops in poetry and music. Artistic Director of CurvingRoad, arts organization that launches new artists.
"Her Life Collected," a poetry collection (Ward Wood, 2011)
"A Clash of Innocents," a novel (Ward Wood, 2010)
"Tangled Roots," a novel (bluechrome, 2008)
"Dreams of May," a poetry play (bluechrome, 2006
Many poems and short stories in journals in UK and US
I have known Sue Guiney for nearly ten years, first as a parent of students here at the American School and later as a poet and workshop leader in our after-school program. Sue has a natural affinity for children and is very encouraging when she works with novice writers. She shares her work with them in a way that demonstrates the effort required to be a poet while making it seem possible to create very innovative and beautiful examples of which they are justly proud. In addition, Sue has done one-off lectures on the Greek Tragic theatre and creative writing to older students and adults. She also ran the "Words to Music" program with two groups of students, which culminated in a performance of their poetry being interpreted musically by a professional symphony orchestra.
I am certain that Sue would be an excellent addition to your program and I have confidence in her appropriateness with students and her genuine love for what she does so well.
Lower School Principal
The American School in London
Sue Guiney ran a workshop for students from our school during the school year 2006-2007. We were very happy with her work and highly recommend her.
Beara Community School, Co Cork
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