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Little Authors Summer Camp At Presentation Centre
July 15, 2019 @ 10:30 am - July 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm€55.00
Little Authors Summer Camp With Best Selling Authors; Sheila Forzey & Caroline Busher
15.07.2019 – 19.07.2019 – 10:30am – 1:30pm
Ages 8-12 years
€55 per child – €100 if booking two – Please contact our box office for discount.
Max 16 children
Explore your creative side this summer! Whether you are a budding author or just want to have fun with words, this summer camp is perfect for you. Allow your imaginations to take you on a magical adventure. Learn top tips from Irish Times Best Selling authors Caroline Busher and Sheila Forsey. Just bring your imaginations. Expect drama, stories and lots of fun!
Meet the Authors
Sheila Forsey is the youngest of a large generation of storytellers. Her childhood was filled with the legends, folklore and mysticism of Irelands intricate past. This instilled a deep connection to those who had gone before her and was the steppingstone for her into the world of writing. Ireland’s windswept coastline, rugged mountains, valleys and ever-changing sky inspires her writing. She is an honours graduate from Maynooth in creative writing. She is the recipient of a literature bursary award from Wexford County Council and Artlinks. A deep love of drama led her to receive an all-Ireland best actress award from the Drama League of Ireland. She facilitates creative writing workshops throughout the country.
She has recently singed a three-part book deal with Poolbeg Press for historical fiction. Her first historical fiction book is called Kilbride House. In 2016 she published a contemporary novel that became an Irish Times best seller.
Caroline Busher is the Irish Times best-selling author of “The Ghosts of Magnificent Children” and “The Girl Who Ate The Stars”(Poolbeg Press). Caroline graduated with a First Class Honours MA in Creative Writing from UCD and has won numerous awards and received critical acclaim for her writing. She is the Reader in Residence with Wexford Public Library Services and a Heritage Expert with the Heritage Council of Ireland. Caroline worked as a curator and Chair of Wexford Literary Festival and the Festival Manager of “Towers andTales” International storytelling festival in Lismore Castle. Caroline is on the Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools Scheme and is represented by Trace Literary Agency (USA) and facilitates Creative Writing Workshops in schools, libraries and festivals throughout Ireland. Caroline is the co-creator of “Things That Go Bump In The Night” an interactive theatre production and “The Underground Writers Society.