A teenage girl tries to fit in at a party held in a haunted house, with unexpected and disastrous consequences. A mother and daughter run a thriving online business selling antique dolls, while their customers get more than they bargained for. And after a stillbirth, a young woman discovers that there is something bizarre and wondrous growing inside her. With empathy and invention, Sullivan effortlessly blends genres in stories that are by turns strange and exquisite.
‘There is something luscious and intriguing in Deirdre Sullivan’s voice, which fuses fairy-tale logic to a real-world earthiness with breathtaking results. In her new short story collection, I Want to Know That I Will Be Okay, she provides us with a masterclass in writing about trauma, women’s bodies and hauntings of all kinds.’ Irish Independent
Deirdre Sullivan is a writer and teacher from Galway. She has written seven acclaimed books for young adults, including Savage Her Reply (Little Island, 2020), Perfectly Preventable Deaths (Hot Key...Read More
Oonagh Montague is a writer whose fiction has been published in Winter Papers. A former editor of Arts Ireland she worked as a journalist for the Sunday Independent and the Irish Examiner. Now...Read More
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