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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Belfast Social (June 2018)^M

-Posted on: August 7, 2018


Written by Vicky McFarland

Every other month, in a quiet corner of the Linenhall Library Café in Belfast, Northern Ireland, a little group of writers for young adults and children meet to talk all things writerly and generally support each …



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Summer 2018 Featured Member: Illustrator Eva Byrne^M

-Posted on: June 24, 2018


Written by Colleen Jones, Regional Advisor

Find out more about our summer featured member, Eva Byrne, Sligo-based illustrator of the picture book Princesses Wear Pants (Abrams), co-authored by Savannah Guthrie and Allison Oppenheim, and how she has branched out from …



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Australian Visitor Cathy Levett!^M

-Posted on: June 19, 2018


Cathy Levett, who is a member of SCBWI Australia West, is the writer of Westy the Western Swamp Tortoise, a creative non-fiction book for children about an endangered reptile native to her local area. Cathy was in Ireland …



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Midlands Social (April 2018)^M

-Posted on: May 15, 2018


By volunteer social liaison Eileen Moynihan

On Saturday April 28th, 2018, the SCBWI Ireland Midlands Spring Social took place between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre, Ardagh, Co. Longford. The theme for the day …



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Winter 2018 Featured Member: Betsy Cornwell^M

-Posted on: February 12, 2018


Written by Colleen Jones, Regional Advisor

Our featured SCBWI Ireland member for winter 2018 is Galway-based writer Betsy Cornwell. Betsy is originally from the United States but lives in a cottage in east Galway and teaches at the National University …



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SCBWI Ireland Midlands Social (January 2018)^M

-Posted on: February 4, 2018


Written by Eileen Moynihan

On Saturday January, 20th, 2018, SCBWI Ireland volunteer Eileen Moynihan organized the Midlands Social at the Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre in Ardagh, County Longford. The themes for the session were “Christmas in children’s literature” and …



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SCBWI Ireland Midlands Social (November 2017)^M

-Posted on: December 1, 2017


by Eileen Moynihan

The late autumn SCBWI Irelands Midlands social took place on Saturday November 18, 2017 in Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre and was organized and hosted by Eileen Moynihan. Special guest was award-winning writer Jane Mitchell, whose …



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