Sharon Dempsey is a Belfast based writer of fiction and non-fiction books, with four health books published. Her crime debut Little Bird was released July 2017 with Bloodhound Books.
She facilitates therapeutic creative writing classes for people affected by cancer and other health challenges and runs a creative writing group for young people, called Young Scribblers, at the Crescent Arts Centre. She tutors at Queen’s University and Stranmillis College. Sharon studied Politics and English at Queen’s University and a newspaper journalism post grad at City University, London. She has written for a variety of publications and newspapers, including the Irish Times.
Her commercial women's fiction novel, A Posy of Promises, will be published in June 2018.
Sharon is working on the follow up to Little Bird and a collection of dark short stories.