Cate Sweeney is a published short story writer and a successful playwright whose plays have been produced by a number of regional companies. Cate likes to explore the connections between Science and Art in her work, as both have influenced her. Similarly, she has combined her experience as a health care professional and her writing experience to provide workshops in healthcare settings, most recently in a mental health unit and a GP surgery. She believes creativity is a useful tool in promoting health and well-being. Selfish Jean is her first novel.