Workshops

I have four years of experience in teaching workshops to a variety of age-groups. I specialise in comic-making, and creative writing workshops. I can tailor workshops to specific needs, ages, and groups. Please feel free to contact me with any queries, or to discuss rates.

Workshop Portfolio

Creative Writing Workshops
Read On West Cork Literary (2018 – 2020)
(Read On is a European Union-funded project to engage teenagers with reading and creative writing)
7 week creative writing course with transition year students.

Teen Graphic Novel Project (2016-2020)
Cork City Library
A series of workshops on making comics. Students’ stories are published in an annual graphic novel launched during Cork World Book Week. The workshops are run in conjunction with artist Alan Corbett.

Comic-making Workshops
Cork Community Art Link. (2018, 2019)
An 11 week course aimed at 11-14 year olds. The workshops run in conjunction with artist Podge Daly. At the end of the course, the students’ work is published in a ‘zine style anthology.

Comics: More than just Capes
Kinsale Literary Festival (2019)
A two hour workshop exploring how to tell stories using comics.

Comic-making Workshops
Cork County Arts Office (2017)
Hour-long workshops for 5/6th class students on making comics, run in conjunction with artist Fiona Boniwell. The project was part of the ‘Making Comics’ art exhibition in Cork County Hall. The workshops ran over two weeks.

Storytelling in Comics
Headway Cork (2016)
Workshop aimed at helping Headway clients tell their own stories using comics as an accessible medium to do so.