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Claire Hennessy

Claire Hennessy is a writer, editor, and creative writing teacher based in Dublin. Born in 1986, she has written several books for teenagers and regularly does author visits and writing workshops for schools, libraries and festivals.

Claire is also a co-director and co-founder of the Big Smoke Writing Factory creative writing school in Dublin, teaches regularly for CTYI, and is the Puffin Ireland editor at Penguin. She is also the co-editor and co-founder of the literary journal Banshee. Follow Claire at www.clairehennessy.com or on Twitter: @clairehennessy

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