Emma’s debut book hits the shelves!

Emma Claire SweeneyPiccotts End’s literary chapter has turned a new page with the debut novel of Emma Sweeney. Emma, who is a lecturer in creative writing, has just published Owl Song at Dawn, a moving story inspired by her sister Louise., who was born with cerebral palsy. The plot focuses  on an eccentric spinster who spends a lifetime in Morecambe Bay, trying to unlock the secrets of her exuberant yet inexplicable twin.

Emma, who writes about disability for the national press, is a multi-award-winning author. Her prizes include Arts Council, Royal Literary Fund and Escalator Awards.

Owl Song at Dawn was featured at a special event at the Rex Cinema, Berkhamsted, and at book signings around the country.