Sue Reid Sexton
Sue Reid Sexton is a writer based in Glasgow, whose first novel, Mavis's Shoe, was published in March 2011. Sexton has been writing short stories and play-scripts for a number of years, and took an MLitt in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow in 2007. Prior to this, Sexton was a counsellor and social worker, with a background in mental health, homelessness and trauma.
As well as her own writing, Sue Reid Sexton runs a "Swapping Stories" writing group for refugees in Glasgow, working with the Glasgow West Integration Network. With a particular interest in writers working in English as a second language, she works with Iraqi writer Kusay Hussian.
Sue Reid Sexton is currently working on the screenplay for Mavis's Shoe. She has two children and four step-children.
- Mavis's Shoe
- Paperback - Waverley
This is a compelling novel about the trauma of the Clydebank Blitz during the Second World War told through the eyes of a nine year old girl, Lenny McKendrick, and a universal story about loss in the trauma of war.
- Mavis's Shoe - 2011