Liz Weir

County
Antrim
Genre
Storyteller, Children's Writer
Sessions
Creative Writing Workshop, Storytelling Session
Age Group
5 - 6, 7 - 10, 11-15, 16 - 18
Level
Primary, Post Primary
Languages
Works in English ONLY
Availability
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Mornings, Afternoons
Travel
Yes

Publications/Repertoire/Productions & Background Experience

Liz Weir is a storyteller and writer based in Cushendall, Co Antrim. She is an experienced facilitator and is a mentor with the Writers in Schools Scheme. Liz  works on both sides of the border visiting both primary and secondary schools to do  one-off visits, residencies and training sessions with teachers and parents. Sessions can be tailored to support different themes such as anti-bullying or multi-culturalism or various topics, eg Vikings, The Irish Famine or World War 1.

Liz is the author of two collections  for The O'Brien Press Boom Chicka Boom and Here, There and Everywhere, a picture book When Dad Was Away (Frances Lincoln Books) and fifteen titles to support the Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities curriculum for schools in Northern Ireland.

 She is the writer of the Together in the Park respecting difference series for the Media Initiative for Children and has also written Tales from the Road a story about the life of traveller chilldren for the Early Years Organisation.

Telephone
+44 7703 440558
Email
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Website
http://www.lizweir.net

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