Valerie with class members at People’s College annual book launch

I am available to facilitate Creative Writing Workshops

contact me here. Find references here.

Upcoming Workshops:

  • Crumlin College of Further Education, Crumlin, Dublin 12:

classes in Creative Writing for Beginners and Improvers (including experienced writers who wish to workshop their work)

Contact  here to enroll

  •        People’s College, Parnell Square, Dublin 1:

Creative Writing Workshops: over three terms, September to late May. Beginners welcome, also for returning Improvers and new participants who have writing experience

Contact here to enroll

Personal Mentoring:

For mentoring, editing suggestions and feedback on work, contact me here to discuss

Under Thirty – peer reviewing of young fiction. Read article here


Read success stories from some of my students 


Read Scrappy But Happy, book created with my Simon Community workshop participants