Lisa O’Donnell *not currently accepting applications*


*** Please note Lisa is currently working with a mentee and so is not accepting applications***

Lisa O’Donnell was the winner of The Orange Prize for New Screenwriters with her screenplay The Wedding Gift in 2000. She penned her first novel The Death of Bees in 2010. Published to critical acclaim by Windmill Books in 2012 The Death of Bees won The Commonwealth Book Prize in 2013 and was published in the US by Harper Collins January 2013. Her second novel Closed Doors was published by Windmill Books in 2013 and will be published by Harper Collins in 2014.


Literary fiction


I’m willing to support the mentee in anyway I can. I can offer a few hours a week for the duration of the mentoring of scheme.


  • In person
  • By email
  • By telephone.


Rothesey, Isle of Bute