Deirdre Sullivan has written seven acclaimed books for young adults, winning the An Post Irish Book Award for YA in 2020 for Savage Her Reply.

I Want to Know That I Will Be Okay, her new short story collection, is her first book for adults - she talks to RTÉ Arena above.

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