Gráinne will read her book A Limerick Fairytale and host an introduction to creative writing, focused on story and illustration, where each child will have an opportunity to create their own fairy tale.
Gráinne O’Brien is the author of the children’s book A Limerick Fairytale and was the buyer in O’Mahonys and has recently taken up a role in Kenny’s. She is the founder of Rontu Literary Service, a service dedicated to supporting writers of fiction for children as they seek publication of their manuscripts, and one of the founders of Silver Apples Magazine, an online literary magazine entering its tenth year. She completed the MA in Creative Writing from the University of Limerick in 2018 and received an Irish Arts Council Agility Award in 2021 and 2022. She is a member of the Irish Booksellers Association committee and was named a Bookshop Hero by The Bookseller Magazine in 2022. She is a Co. Clare native and lives in Limerick with her husband and two cats.
Paper and crayons will be provided.
Children must not be left unattended and be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.