Sandra Ireland is a novelist, poet and creative writing tutor based on the east coast of Scotland. She is the author of critically-acclaimed psychological thrillers Beneath the Skin (shortlisted for the Saltire Society First Book of the Year Award, 2017), Bone Deep and The Unmaking of Ellie Rook, all published by Polygon. She has a particular interest in Scottish folklore and the Gothic but is always happy to offer fiction or poetry workshops on any topic, including editing and writing for wellbeing.
Sandra has many years of experience in facilitating creative writing workshops in various settings, including the local community, continuing education, in schools and in healthcare (Macmillan). She is currently an associate tutor at the University of Dundee and is teaching a novel-writing course for the lifelong learning programme. Sandra is also available for readings, events and festivals.