2009

20th – 22nd November 2009

2009 Photo AlbumA selection of photos taken can be found here

This was the inaugural event with Eoin Colfer, a Wexford author of the popular Artemis Fowl series launching the event.  Colfer (Artemis Fowl), Darren Shan (The Saga of Darren Shan) and Oisin McGann (The Goblin of Tara and The Evil Eye) were amongst the many creators attending the first WexWorlds Festival.  WexWorlds is the first Sci Fi and Fantasy Fiction Festival in Wexford supported by Failte Ireland.

Over the course of the weekend a variety of activities took place including, talks and readings, science experiments, comic art workshops, an exhibition on the process of writing for a comic, activities for younger children, discussions about fantastic literature, a selection of competitions and performance events at varied venues in Wexford town to include Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford Library, Bookstores, related businesses and hotels.

Attending guests were –

 

On the Web –

http://herbiebrennansbookshelfblog.blogspot.ie/2009/11/wexworlds.html

http://www.cheryl-morgan.com/?p=6979

http://www.independent.ie/regionals/goreyguardian/news/loreto-girls-are-top-for-stories-27329172.html

http://riganogiovanni.blogspot.ie/2009/11/wexworlds-2009-sci-fi-and-fantasy.html

http://www.oisinmcgann.com/blog/?p=249

http://downthetubes.net/?p=2443

http://www.manicmammy.com/2010/11/15/wexworlds/

https://comixstop.wordpress.com/2009/11/05/comixstop-at-wexworlds/

http://www.wexfordpeople.ie/news/stars-lined-up-for-the-first-scifi-festival-27706373.html

http://www.michaelowencarroll.com/qp/news2009.htm

http://eclecticmicks.blogspot.ie/2009/11/i-have-high-ground.html

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