Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin

Genres: Agent | Online | Professional Development

Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin writes crime as Sam Blake, the multiple No 1 bestseller shortlisted for Irish Crime Novel of the Year three times.  Her 10th thriller, Three Little Birds, and her 2023 YA debut, Something Terrible Happened Last Night, are both in shops now.  Find out more at Vanessa is the founder of Europe’s biggest writing resources website, the award winning, the Writers Ink online writing group and Murder One, Ireland’s International Crime Writing Festival. She is the current Chair of the Society of Authors Board, a board member of the Crime Writers Association and a fellow of the RSA. Having developed a range of initiatives in the writing world, Vanessa is a champion for emerging writers, working with agents and publishers, both in the UK and Ireland, spotting new talent. Her second YA thriller, Something’s About to Blow Up, will publish in May 2024 and is available to preorder now.

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