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West Cork Literary Festival - Children & YA

Within the West Cork Literary Festival, the Children and Young Adult’s Festival has developed into a rich and varied programme of events for young people, from age four up to teens.  

PJ Lynch Laureate na nOg and The Big Picture

Readings and workshops are given and led by award-winning writers and Workshop topics include comic books, illustration, picture storybooks, writing and reading poetry, devising plots and inventing characters.  

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2021 Literary Festival Events for Children & YA

Past Events

Saturday 30 January 2021

Start Your Story

A Beginner's Guide to Writing and Illustrating for Children
Date 30 January 2021
Time 10:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €25
Friday 2 July 2021

Why the Moon Travels – Oein DeBhairduin

Date 2 July 2021
Location Online
Admission Free
Thursday 8 July 2021

Diversity in Children's and YA Literature

With Children's Books Ireland and Knights Of
Date 8 July 2021
Time 7:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission Free
Friday 9 July 2021

Picture This with Children's Books Ireland

Everything You Need to Know About Writing and Illustrating Picturebooks
Date 9 July 2021
Time 10:25 am
Location Zoom
Admission €25
Saturday 10 July 2021

The Book Clinic

Children's Books Ireland. Ages 0 - 17
Date 10 July 2021
Time 12:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission Free

Words Allowed: Teenage Writers workshop with Dave Lordan and E.R. Murray

Dates 11 June to 16 July 2021
Time 10:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €120

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