Festival fever wll and truly established and the dark circles have taken up residence under all CBIers eyes. First week has been a blast and also a blur – proper posting will resume next week hopefully. In the meantime a reminder that Irish Pen are hosting a special evening about Writing for Children this Thurs 9th October. (VHG will be there!)
- Irish Pen Presents ‘Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Writing for Children (and more!) Speakers: Helen Carr of O’Brien Press, uber editor.Also: Mags Walsh, Director of Children’s Books Ireland, the national organisation for children’s books and reading. Mags will talk about what children really want from their books. And the heroic Oisin McGann, author and illustrator. Oisin is always full of good, honest sense and will be talking about making a living from writing for children, writing for different age groups and many other writerly things.
Irish Pen Presents ‘Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Writing for Children (and more!)
Venue: United Arts Club, 2 Upper Fitzwilliam Street (off Baggot Street), Dublin
8.00pm Thursday 9th October euro3 members, euro 5 non members
As Sarah Webb says – Be there or don’t be Dr Seuss or Judy Blume – eva!