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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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2020 Literary Festival Events for Children & YA

Thursday 9 April 2020

Virtual Interview Workshops

It' s the perfect time to catch up on your reading!
Date 9 April 2020
Location Online
Admission Free
Monday 4 May 2020

Interview Series - Deirdre Sullivan

Author of Perfectly Preventable Deaths
Date 4 May 2020
Location Online
Admission Free
Friday 15 May 2020

Interview Series - Juno Dawson

Author of Meat Market
Date 15 May 2020
Location Online
Admission Free
Friday 22 May 2020

Interview Series – Kelly McCaughrain

Author of Flying Tips for Flightless Birds
Date 22 May 2020
Location Online
Admission Free

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

Ages 14-17 - 10 x 1.5 hour workshops, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-11.30am GMT
Dates 30 June to 30 July 2020
Time 10:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €65
Saturday 24 October 2020

Online: Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinic

Age 0-17
Date 24 October 2020
Time 10:00 am
Location Online
Admission €5

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