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Sarah Bowie is an author, illustrator and arts educator based in Waterford City, Ireland.
Since 2015, she has published three books for children, and her stories have appeared in The Guardian and The Irish Times. She is currently working on a new picture book, due for publication in 2023.
Sarah is also a certified Arts Educator and facilitates a range of workshops in schools, colleges and the workplace, including: Comics-making, visual storytelling, sketchnoting (for learning & business) and doodling for wellbeing.
Sarah is co-founder of The Comics Lab (a space to explore visual storytelling) and of Ireland’s first Graphic Short Story Prize in partnership with The Irish Times. She is founder of the weekly meetup group Waterford Sketchers.
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