• The Black Lotus is being published by Chicken House on August 6th, 2015. It has also been picked up by a major U.S. publisher. Congratulations!
  • At the second SCBWI Ireland: West social gathering on Sunday, June 14, 2015, were, left to right: Liza Bolton, Deborah Kuleff, Moyra Manifold, Declan Clarke, and Rosie Prittie. 
  • Photo from the left to right: Catherine Kelleher, Antje Kelly, Adrienne Michel-Long, Ciara Winkelmann, Celia Carlile, Orison Carlile, and Ruth Long. Ellen Brickley joined us later after the picture was taken.
  • Andrew Moore treating Jill Kathryn Wilson and Paula Matthews to his fabulous Amelia Black book
  • After the Mindshift workshop, a number of participants gathered at a nearby restaurant to chat about the event and catch up with each other. Left to right in the photo: Fiona Griffin, Marianna Barber (from England), Olivia Hope (formerly Howe), Eileen Moynihan, Aine Tierney, Kim Hood, and Ann Dalton.  
  • Kieran Fanning is the featured writer/illustrator for summer 2015. His first YA novel, The Black Lotus, is being published by Chicken House on August 6, 2015.
About us

SCBWI Ireland was founded in Dublin, Ireland, in 2007.

Our small but energetic group of members includes published and prepublished writers and illustrators.

SCBWI Ireland is for anyone who lives on the island of Ireland and writes and/or illustrates stories for children, ranging from picture books to novels for young

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