Fay Weldon said of Things to do Indoors (2003) “She writes like an angel and thinks like the devil”, and Julie Burchill wrote “I love this book”. Her successful debut was followed by Swimming Underwater in 2005, which was widely reviewed and admired. (“Both philosophical and a pleasure”, said The Guardian).
Sheena has also written The Hamlyn History of Twentieth Century Fiction, and reviews fiction and memoirs for The Times Literary Supplement. She teaches fiction and life-writing workshops in London and has collaborated on documentary film scripts – the most recent being Men Talk About Mother, which has been shown at festivals throughout Europe and beyond.
(United Agents’ profile of Sheena).