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Trish Groves

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Location: County Kildare
Availability: Facilitates workshops. Speaks at events. Speaks to writer groups. Speaks to book clubs.

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Trish is a screenwriter and author, based in County Kildare.

Her historical biography featuring the Ladies Land League, 'Petticoat Rebellion - The Anna Parnell Story', was published by The Mercier Press in 2009. 'Petticoat Rebellion' was featured as Irish Times Book of the Day, and was selected from over 300 submissions for 'Great Irish Book Week' that same year. She has been a judge in the annual Poetry Ireland and Trocaire global justice poetry competition since 2013. In 2015, she began delivering creative writing workshops to children and young people, and became a volunteer with Fighting Words.

Her quirky, short film 'Rapunzel - The Blonde Years', produced under the Irish Film Board's 'Virtual Cinema' scheme, has had over 700,000 hits on YouTube.

She holds an MA (Hons) in Scriptwriting from the Institute of Art, Design & Technology in Dun Laoghaire, and a Diploma in Online Marketing and Digital Strategy from Griffith College Dublin. She is a member of the Irish Film and Television Academy (Writing Chapter); a professional member of the Irish Writers' Centre; and a member of the Writers' Guild of Ireland. Her work has been supported by the Irish Film Board and the Arts Council of Ireland.

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