Call Out for Talented Picture Book/Graphic Novel Writer for International LGBTQ+ Children’s Literature Project.

Pop Up Projects, a UK-based children’s literature organisation are looking to commission a Republic of Ireland based children’s book author to take part in an international literature creation project, along with several other authors in England, Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland.
The ideal person has a proven ability of writing for picture books and/or graphic novels, is passionate about visual literature and working with young people. We need enthusiastic LGBTQ+ voices who share our belief in diverse publishing and to encourage a lifelong love of reading. You will be working with young LGBTQ+ people in an All-Ireland capacity, to help create new and inclusive books for children.


To express your interest, please email Seán McGovern,, copying in Dylan Calder, Please tell us where you’re based, about your experience writing for children and include a recent biography. Deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 21st of October.