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Siobhán Parkinson


Siobhán Parkinson at the Cork International Short Story Festival


Reading & interview for young people.
Wednesday, 19 September @ 3pm
Central Library, Grand Parade, Cork
Admission: FREE.
Click here for more info on Parkinson's workshop on
Writing for Young People



Siobhán Parkinson was Ireland’s inaugural children’s laureate, Laureate na nÓg. She writes fiction for children and young people (and occasionally for adults). She has published more than twenty books since 1992, and her work has been translated into as many languages. She has won the Bisto Book of the Year award, she has received Bisto Merit and Honour Book awards four times, as well as two IBBY Honours and several White Ravens. Most recently she won an Oireachtas award. She is is currently commissioning editor and publisher with Little Island.



Author Links


Siobhán Parkinson home page

Parkinson at O'Brien Press (including book extracts)

'All children are artists': Parkinson on Vimeo




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