"I laid there with a blue sheet covering my face with a hole cut into it for my eye. This was my eighth and final unsuccessful eye surgery. It had been five years, one month, and twelve days since my first."
Serena Lawless has an MA in Writing from NUI Galway. She was chosen as one of Words Ireland mentees under their first National Mentoring Programme. Her work appeared as part of Hennessy New Irish Writing in the Irish Times. She was awarded a Tyrone Guthrie Residency from Galway City Council. You can find her on twitter @serenalawless.