WIS Database of Writers
- Bob Burke
- Children's writer, Teen Fiction Writer
- Discussion with Writer, Reading and Q&A, Creative Writing Workshop
- Age Group
- 9 - 18
- Primary, Post Primary
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
productions & background experience
The Third Pig Detective Agency, The Friday Project/Harper Collins, 2009.
The Ho Ho Ho Mystery, The Friday Project/Harper Collins, 2010
Winner of Eilis Dillon Award for Best First Novel at 2010 Bisto/CBI Children’s Book Awards
Shortlisted for Book of the Year at 2010 Bisto/CBI Children’s Book Awards.
Creative Writing Workshops that discuss where ideas come from, how stories are structured and the importance of characters, plot and conflict. Sessions include writing exercises that are both fun and relevant to the discussion.
Reading/Q&A: I talk about my background, how I came to write and how my stories developed, followed by a reading from one of the books and an open Q&A session
Age Group Details
The Third Pig series is aimed at readers from 4th Class upwards so preference is 9+. I have no issue with group size as long as everyone can be accommodated comfortably.
Generally available and location isnít an issue if reasonable advance notice is provided.
- c/o Poetry Ireland, 32 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
- (01) 678 9022