Words Ireland – Applying for Literature Bursaries and Grants
- Location: National Library Dublin
- Time: 17.30-19.30pm
- Date: January 25th
Acclaimed illustrators Olivia Golden, Chris Judge and Olwyn Whelan will sit on a panel to discuss the challenges of sustaining a career as a professional illustrator. Professional and aspiring illustrators are encouraged to attend this public meeting chaired by CBI Director Elaina Ryan as she asks both the panel and the audience what the literature sector can do, in terms of supports, resources, professional development and opportunities to make a career in illustration more sustainable. This is a special illustrators event in a nationwide series touring the country.
Words Ireland is a grouping of seven national literature resources organisations who work collaboratively to provide co-ordinated professional development and resources services to the literature sector. www.wordsireland.ie
Format: panel discussion (50 mins) break (10 mins), followed by a public meeting open to writers in the floor (up to 50 mins)
This event is for illustrators that earn or aspire to earn some or all of their income from writing.
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