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Professional Development 2021

Easily browse our Professional Development events here – those involving growth and learning in the field.

You can opt to view our Full Programme, Personal Development events, Children & YA festival and listings by Writer and by Type by selecting the relevant links below.

You can also Meet our Writers here.

And don’t miss the Special Events we’ve highlighted for you!

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

Crime Writing workshop with Andrea Carter

Dates 15 June to 8 July 2021
Time 7:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €200

Memoir & Life-writing workshop with Alexandra Heminsley

Dates 17 June to 15 July 2021
Time 7:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €200

Short Story workshop with Louise Kennedy

Dates 14 June to 18 June 2021
Time 10:30 am
Location Zoom
Admission €200
Monday 5 July 2021

Literary Agent: Robert Caskie

Date 5 July 2021
Time 5:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €5

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

Poetry workshop with Raymond Antrobus

Dates 19 July to 23 July 2021
Time 2:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €200
Friday 23 July 2021

Young Writer Delegates showcase

In partnership with Irish Writers Centre
Date 23 July 2021
Time 1:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission Free

What's On

Editor in Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

Dates 5 July to 30 July 2021
Location Zoom
Admission €60

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