Events (upcoming):


Events (past):

Kildare Young Readers Festival
Books Worth Living For discussion with Cethan Leathy
Friday 19th February 2020
Online event

DLR Lexicon It’s Lit(erary) Festival
Redefining Labels panel with Helen Corcoran, in conversation with Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Wednesday 27th January 2020
Online event

Trinity Literary Society
Panel with Sarah Maria Griffin and Deirdre Sullivan
Tuesday 12th November 2019
Trinity College Dublin

DeptCon 5
Panel with Mary Watson, Deirdre Sullivan and Catherine Doyle, moderated by Elaina Ryan
Friday 11th October 2019
Liberty Hall, Dublin

DeptCon 5
YA D&D with Dave Rudden, Deirdre Sullivan and Melinda Salisbury, moderated by Graham Tugwell
Friday 11th October 2019
Liberty Hall, Dublin

Red Line Book Festival
Words, Worlds, Wounds & Witches panel with Sarah Maria Griffin and Deirdre Sullivan
Thursday 10th October 2019
Tallaght, Dublin

CBI International Conference
A Panel of YA Witches with Sarah Maria Griffin & Deirdre Sullivan, chaired by Mairi Kidd
Saturday 21st September 2019
Smithfield, Dublin

YALC: YA Lit Con @ London Film & Comic Con
Celebrate Every Body panel with Bethany Rutter, Juno Dawson & Laura Bates, chaired by Dhonielle Clayton
Saturday July 27th 2019
London, England

YALC: YA Lit Con @ London Film & Comic Con
What have you done today, to make you feel PROUD? Stripes Books workshop with
Juno Dawson, Jess Vallance, Simon James Green & Dean Atta
Saturday July 27th 2019
London, England

DeptCon 4
YA D&D with Dave Rudden, Deirdre Sullivan and Sarah Maria Griffin, moderated by Graham Tugwell
Friday 12th October 2018
Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire

Deptartment 51 @ Easons
Chat & Q&A with Elizabeth Klehfoth & Melissa Albert
Wednesday 25th July 2018
Easons O’Connell Street

Trinity Literary Society
YA Lit panel with Dave Rudden, Claire Hennessy & Peadar O’Guilín
Wednesday 24th January 2018
Trinity College Dublin

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards
Tuesday November 28th 2017
Burlington Hotel, Dublin

The Lit Festival
Objects as Stories creative writing workshop
Saturday November 11th 2017
Lady Lane Library, Waterford

DeptCon 3
Friday October 13th: Harry Potter Spelling Bee with Emily Barr, Sara Barnard, Meg Grehan, Sarah Griffin, Anna James, Holly Bourne, Deirdre Sullivan, Melinda Salisbury and Katie Webber
Saturday October 14th 2017: Prosecco & Secrets panel with Melinda Salisbury, Dave Rudden and Alice Broadway. chaired by Catherine Doyle
Tivoli Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

Friday September 1st & Saturday September 2nd 2017
Dublin, Ireland

YALC: YA Lit Con @ London Film & Comic Con
That Tricky Second Book panel with Chris Russel & A.J. Grainger, chaired by Catherine Doyle
Sunday July 30th 2017
London, England

SLARI Great Reads Awards
Friday February 17th 2017
King’s Hospital School, Dublin

Popular Literature Lunchtime Lectures with Dr Jane Carroll
Wednesday February 1st 2017
Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin

Waterstones Children’s Book Prize
Thursday March 17th 2016
London, UK

North East Teen Book Awards
Wednesday March 8th 2016
Newcastle, UK

Shropshire Teen Book of the Year Awards
Wednesday March 8th 2016
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK

New Irish Voices panel with Catherine Doyle, Taran Matharu and Eilis Barrett
DeptCon1: Ireland’s First YA Lit Convention
Saturday October 26th 2015
Dublin, Ireland

Troubled Teens: Dark Themes in YA fiction panel with Kevin Brooks, Jenny Valentine, Sarah Pinborough and Clare Furniss
YA Lit Con at London Film and Comic Con
Sunday July 19th 2015
London, UK

New Writers for the YA Audience panel with Non Pratt and Michael Byrne
School Library Association UK conference
June 13th 2015
Staffordshire, UK

Magical Thinking in the Real World panel with A.S. King, Patrick Ness, Allan Stratton and D.J. Older
SLJ Day of Dialog at BEA
Wednesday May 27th
New York City, USA

New Writers’ Panel with Catherine Doyle, Patricia Forde, Matthew Griffin, Shane Hegarty, Kim Hood, Susan Maxwell, Darragh McManus, Dave Rudden and Carmel Uí Cheallaigh
A Day in the Life conference with Children’s Books Ireland
Saturday January 24th 2015
Dun Laoghaire, Ireland