News and events
Here are some of the things I've recently been involved with:
I've been showing images of my work-in-progress, a MG graphic novel, 'Elsie and Elvis When We Grow Old' on my instagram page: gillian.mcclure
In 2023 , I was involved with Refuge in Literacy, donating books.
In 2022, I was the Patron of Reading at Caldecote Church of England Academy.
I've had two short videos made of me at work on a picture book which you can watch by going to my IMAGES page and clicking on the links. You can also find a link to my Instagram page there.
'Selkie' was included in an exhibition 'Between Worlds: Folklore and Fairy Tales from Northern Britain' at Durham University in 2018.
Here's a video clip of how the story started.
In September 2016 I was the Featured Artist for SCBWI Words and Pictures.
Some of my illustrations from Tog the Ribber are on display at the new Seven Stories Storylab gallery and are also featured in Drawn from the Archive, Hidden Histories of Illustration.
Here are two video clips about Tog the Ribber.
How Tog the Ribber started.
Audio Commentary on Tog the Ribber.
Here is an interview I did for Author/Illustrator Norika Matsubara.
Equal Arts, a charity that does cross generational work with primary school pupils and elderly residents living in care homes has done a film based on 'The Little White Hen' as part of Henpower.
Also, there is a pocast of an interview with Leigh Chambers on Cambridge 105, Bookmark. You can listen to it by clicking on this link: http://cambridge105.fm/podcasts/book-night-07-02-2015/