Narratives for an Uncertain Future Workshop



Shauna Kelly

Join Irish horror-fiction author Maura McHugh for a one-day practical workshop on working with teams to shape stories about climate crisis.

This hands-on one-day workshop will be broken down into the following main sections (with breaks for coffee/breather and lunch).

  • An introduction by Maura McHugh about forging a flexible creative career
  • Breaking into small teams and brainstorming ideas on the theme of ‘Climate Crisis’
  • Allocation of roles and tasks
  • Lunch
  • Shaping and executing the narrative
  • Presentation of work and a discussion of the process

About Maura McHugh

Maura McHugh lives in Ireland and writes across a variety of media, including prose, theatre, film/TV, video games and comic books. Her collection, The Boughs Withered (When I Told Them My Dreams), was nominated for the British Fantasy Award and her short story ‘Bone Mother’ was adapted into a stop-motion animated short film. She’s the lead writer on the point-and-click game, Jennifer Wilde from Outsider Games in Belfast. She also writes non-fiction and discusses pop culture, and has written a book on David Lynch’s cult film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, which was nominated for a British Fantasy Award for Best Non Fiction. Her website is HERE

Date: Friday, 18th November 2022
Times: 10am to 4pm
Venue: IADT Campus, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire
Places: 30
Book your place by Friday, 11th November HERE

Limited places available for students.

This event takes place as part of CFA’s launch programme taking place 16th – 18th November. Find out more HERE