Paper Lanterns Writing Workshop for Young Adults Grace Kelley and Amy O'Sullivan
Are you a teenager who loves to read and discuss books? Are you a pro at writing your English essays? Or a bookworm? Then this workshop is for you! Paper Lanterns is the literary journal for teen and YA literature. This workshop will cover writing non-fiction essays and book reviews, and submitting to literary journals. Find out how to create an essay proposal on a topic you are passionate about. Discover how to make an informative and honest book review. At the end of the workshop, you can showcase some of your writing to the group!
Grace Kelley is a co-founder and current co-editor of Paper Lanterns Teen and YA Literary Journal. She studied Drama and English in Trinity College Dublin, where she specialised in playwriting under the tutelage of Marina Carr. Grace completed her M.Phil. in Children’s Literature in Trinity College Dublin. She is currently a mentee at The Golden Egg Academy, where she is completing her YA novel. She is an Arts Council Agility Award recipient.
Amy O’Sullivan is a co-founder and current co-editor of Paper Lanterns Teen and YA Literary Journal. She studied in English Literature and History in Trinity College Dublin and went on to complete her M.Phil. in Children’s Literature in 2019, where she traced ownership of books and looked at class, narration and magic in the books of E. Nesbit. Her M.Phil. dissertation won the 2020 Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature Master’s Thesis Award. She worked in publishing in Dublin. She is now working as a civil servant.