Belfast social celebrations (May 18, 2019)^M

-Posted on: June 9, 2019


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Written by Jill K. Wilson

Judging by the smiling faces in the photographs, I think I can safely say that the latest SCBWI Ireland North social, held in Belfast in the Waterstone’s Ground Café, was a resounding success. We’ve …



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Spring 2019 Feature Member: Illustrator Aga Grandowicz^M

-Posted on: May 19, 2019


Spring 2019 Featured Member

Illustrator Aga Grandowicz

Aga Grandowicz by Giogio Carta

Read the interview here.…



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Spring 2019 Featured Member: Illustrator Aga Grandowicz^M

-Posted on: May 19, 2019


As a child, Aga Grandowicz always wanted to be a vet or an ichthyologist (a scientist who studies fish), but changed her plans one year before college and became an award-winning art director and graphic designer instead.

 Her first book,



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SCBWI Midlands Spring Social – Stories and Critiques (April 2019)^M

-Posted on: May 13, 2019


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Written by Eileen Moynihan

Midlands social 27 April 2019

Photo (left to right): Ann Gerety-Smyth, Eileen Moynihan, Dan Flynn, Eddy Lane, Annette Corkery, Cara Martin

We held the SCBWI Midlands spring social event between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday April, 27th at the …



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Winter 2019 Featured Member: Illustrator Martin Fahy^M

-Posted on: April 4, 2019


Written by Colleen Jones, Regional Advisor

(I’m a little late getting this one out for “winter”, though it has been rather Arctic this past week!)

 

Find out more about our featured member, Martin Fahy, Waterford-based illustrator and director of …



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Rob Peacock Visits the SCBWI Midlands Social (January 2019)^M

-Posted on: February 10, 2019


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Written by Eileen Moynihan

On Saturday January 26, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., we gathered in the Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre for the SCBWI Midlands Winter Social. Our special guest was author/illustrator Robert (Rob) Peacock.

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Midlands Social (October 2018)^M

-Posted on: October 23, 2018


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Written by Eileen Moynihan

On the morning of Saturday, October 6, we had a very enjoyable social with our special guest, illustrator & author, Eva Byrne. Over coffee/tea and buns, Eva asked what some of us were working on and …



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Back to SCBWI…in Waterford^M

-Posted on: October 14, 2018


Written by Martin Fahy, volunteer social liaison, founder of Southpaw in Waterford

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The first SCBWI social of Autumn in the southeast was a small gathering but nonetheless was very entertaining and informative. We chatted about how to choose your age …



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Autumn 2018: Featured Member – Liz Weir^M

-Posted on: September 27, 2018


Written by Colleen Jones, Regional Advisor

Our featured SCBWI Ireland member for Autumn 2018 is storyteller and writer Liz Weir.

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Photo: Liz Weir (taken by Winfried Dulisch)

Liz Weir is the author of two collections of stories for The O’Brien …



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Midlands Social (July 2018)^M

-Posted on: August 13, 2018


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Written by Eileen Moynihan

On Saturday 28th July, the SCBWI Midlands Summer Social took place between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre in County Longford. Eileen Moynihan was the host and organizer, and …



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