20 – 29 May


Story Secrets, For Readers and Writers: Judi Curtin, Shane Hegarty, ER Murray & Pádraig Kenny

Saturday, 26 May
Smock Alley Theatre
€10 / €8 (ADULTS) & €6 (CHILDREN)

Ever wondered how your favourite authors come up with their clever plots? Are any of their characters based on real people? Our four authors share their secrets and explain what it takes to be a bestselling author. With plenty of writing tips, this event is also suitable for adults who would like to write for children.

In conversation with Gráinne Clear of Little Island Books, and featuring Judi Curtin, author of twenty-five books for adults and children; Shane Hegarty, author of the popular Darkmouth series; E.R. Murray, whose books include the Nine Lives Trilogy and Caramel Hearts; and Pádraig Kenny, whose debut Tin was Children’s Book of the Month for February in Dubray Books and Waterstones.

Suitable for ages 8+