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Professional Development 2020

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

With our Literary Festival spread across several months (and more to come!), for your convenience, we’ve added a Booking Available page with just the events that are currently available to book.

You can opt to view our Full Programme, Booking Available page, 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.

ONLINE: Essays, Life-Writing and Memoir with Rachel Andrews

5 x 2 hour workshops, 11am to 1pm GMT Mondays
Dates 29 June to 27 July 2020
Time 11:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €112

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

ONLINE: Travel Writing with Claire Nelson

4 x 2 hour workshops, 10am to 12pm GMT Mondays and Thursdays
Dates 13 July to 23 July 2020
Time 10:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €112

ONLINE: Novel Writing with Paul McVeigh

Sessions twice daily 11am-12.30 pm and 3-4pm GMT
Dates 13 July to 17 July 2020
Location Zoom
Admission €112

ONLINE: Get Your Short Story In Shape with Cynan Jones

Daily online sessions
Dates 13 July to 17 July 2020
Duration 5 days
Location Zoom
Admission €112
Tuesday 14 July 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 14 July 2020
Time 9:00 am | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Thursday 16 July 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 16 July 2020
Time 9:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €30

Kate Burke: Literary Agent

Date 16 July 2020
Time 11:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €10
Friday 17 July 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 17 July 2020
Time 9:00 am | 10:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Monday 20 July 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 20 July 2020
Time 9:00 am | 3:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Wednesday 22 July 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 22 July 2020
Time 9:00 am | 3:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Wednesday 12 August 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 12 August 2020
Time 9:00 am | 5:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Thursday 13 August 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 13 August 2020
Time 5:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Friday 14 August 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 14 August 2020
Time 9:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Monday 17 August 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 17 August 2020
Time 9:00 am | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Wednesday 19 August 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 19 August 2020
Time 9:00 am | 5:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €30
Friday 21 August 2020

Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT

Dates 21 August 2020
Time 9:00 am
Location Zoom
Admission €30

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