Writers @ Write by the Sea 2017

Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb writes for both children and adults. Her Ask Amy Green series has been shortlisted for the Queen of Teen Awards in the UK and the Irish Book Awards. The third book in her new series for children, The Songbird Cafe Girls: Aurora and the Popcorn Dolphin (age 8+), has recently been published and her short story, The Library Cat, features in the Children’s Laureate collection, Once Upon a Place. After working for many years as a children’s bookseller, Sarah now combines writing with visiting schools and libraries, reviewing, reading at festivals, and teaching writing in the Irish Writers’ Centre. She is also the Children’s Curator of the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival and Children’s Literary Advisor to Listowel Writers’ Week. In 2015 she won the Children’s Books Ireland Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Books. She is currently the Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown Writer in Residence.   www.sarahwebb.ie @sarahwebbishere www.facebook.com/sarahwebbwriter