Sue Reid Sexton was born and brought up in Glasgow and has lived there most of her life. She spent ten years as a social worker in homelessness and then ten as a counsellor/psychotherapist specialising in trauma. She writes poetry, short stories and novels, mostly about disaffected people who don’t fit comfortably with the mainstream world. Her most recent novel is about a woman who keeps her husband’s body long after he is dead. She has previously written about the Clydebank Blitz, unplanned pregnancies, thwarted creativity and the tragedies of old age. She is currently working in collaboration with Iraqi writer, Kusay Hussein, on a novel-length piece about life in Iraq for Iraqis and the death of a Scottish soldier. She has been published in From Glasgow to Saturn, the Let’s Pretend Anthology, Fiction International, Scottish PEN, the Short Story Library and variety of other journals.