Messier, Mireille (Toronto)

Toronto. Writers’ Union Member. French/English author. Picture books and middle grade. Great for immersion students! K to 6. Mireille’s rate is $300 for one 45-60 min session, $550 for 2, $750 for 3, $900 for 4 (max 4 per day, min 2 per day if outside GTA), plus travel by car (if outside Toronto). HST extra. Continue reading “Messier, Mireille (Toronto)”

Chan, Marty (Edmonton AB)

 Touring Toronto and Niagara April 30 – May 4, 2018. Writers Union Member. A professional liar since 1988, Marty writes books for kids and plays for adults. He’s also a keynote speaker, television screenwriter, radio dramatist, and raconteur. Marty charges $400 plus HST for one hour-long session, $600 for two presentations, and $825 for three. He charges $1,000 for a full day visit, which allows you to schedule as many sessions as you like into the regular school day. Continue reading “Chan, Marty (Edmonton AB)”

Anderson, R.J. (Stratford)

Writers’ Union Member. Author of thrilling yet thought-provoking speculative fiction for children and teens. $300 for one hour-long session, $525 for two, $750 for three, and $900 for a full day, plus mileage for visits outside local area. Willing to travel anywhere within a 150 km radius from Stratford (which includes most of the GTA); open to travelling further if accommodation and meals are provided. Continue reading “Anderson, R.J. (Stratford)”

Kerbel, Deborah (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. GG finalist. MG, YA Fiction. $325 for one presentation, $575 for two, $850 for three, $1000 for four, + travel (no travel costs within GTA). Full day fee can be split between two neighbouring schools. Out of town visits require two or more bookings. Continue reading “Kerbel, Deborah (Toronto)”

Chan, Arlene (Toronto)

$250 for one session, $400 for two, and $550 for three. No travel charges within the Greater Toronto Area. Arlene has written seven books about Chinese festivals and the Chinese in Canada. Arlene has given hundreds of presentations to students from grades one up to grade twelve. Continue reading “Chan, Arlene (Toronto)”

Carmichael, LE PhD (Trenton, ON)

Writers’ Union Member. Award-winning author of 21 science books for young people. Fees: $250 for a one-hour presentation, $400 for two hours, plus travel expenses. Contact me for full-day pricing. Fees include supplies for experiments. Skype visits also available. Continue reading “Carmichael, LE PhD (Trenton, ON)”

Arato, Rona (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Rona’s events with the students were excellent. Not only was she able to keep the students enthralled with her stories, but Rona also skillfully catered to the different age-groups and moderated her presentation according to their needs. Nicole Nozick Her rate is $250 per one-hour session, $400 for a full morning and $700 + HST for a full day. There is no travel charge within the GTA. For travel outside the GTA the standard kilometrage applies. Continue reading “Arato, Rona (Toronto)”

Aihoshi, Susan (Toronto)

Author of Torn Apart, about the Japanese internment in WWII Canada. Writer-in-residence at Vancouver’s Historic Joy Kogawa House (September 2017). Writers’ Union member. 150-kilometre distance from Toronto. $175.00 per session. Travel costs by public transit would apply outside Toronto, as Susan does not drive. Continue reading “Aihoshi, Susan (Toronto)”