Skuy, David (Toronto)

Silver Birch winner and nominated for multiple awards. Grades 3 – 8. Sport-oriented fiction. $250 per session, or $450 for a half day plus travel from Toronto. David writes realistic intermediate fiction, for kids aged 8 – 14. He is an experienced presenter and workshop leader. His visits are always highly interactive and fun, and can be adapted to any sized group or situation. His works feature strong male and female protagonists, generally with a sports theme. Continue reading “Skuy, David (Toronto)”

Torres, J (Whitby)

Award-winning comic book and graphic novel writer. Middle grades. J.’s rate is $350 for one session, $650 for two, $950 for three, plus travel outside of GTA. Continue reading “Torres, J (Whitby)”

Krossing, Karen (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. YA and middle grade fiction. White Pine. Crystal Kite Winner. Writing workshops. Grade 4 and up. Karen’s rate is $225 plus HST per session, plus travel from Toronto. Mileage within Toronto may be waived. Continue reading “Krossing, Karen (Toronto)”

Bender, Rebecca (Burlington ON)

Author-Illustrator. Burlington, ON. Writers’ Union Member. Blue Spruce winner. K to 5. $350 plus HST for 1 session, two for $600, three for $800 and four for $1000, + travel for destinations further than 50 km. Continue reading “Bender, Rebecca (Burlington ON)”

Schmidt, Rene (Trenton, ON)

Writers’ Union Member. Author of best-selling Canadian Disasters series, RM Honour Book Leaving Fletchville. $250 for one session, $350 for two, $500 for three and for $700 for four sessions. No travel charge within 100 km of Trenton Ontario. Continue reading “Schmidt, Rene (Trenton, ON)”

Larsen, Andrew (Toronto)

Picture book author, Blue Spruce nominated, award winning, inspiring. Andrew’s rate is $300 + HST for a single session or $500 + HST for an entire morning (multiple sessions). Continue reading “Larsen, Andrew (Toronto)”

Kacer, Kathy (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member.Historical fiction and non-fiction, multi-award winner, and experienced speaker. Kathy’s rate in and around the GTA is $400 per session. HST and mileage charges are also applicable. Virtual Visits: $250 plus HST, 60 minutes, Skype/Google Talk Continue reading “Kacer, Kathy (Toronto)”

Beiser, Tim (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Picture books, Blue Spruce & Governor General’s Award nominee. JK to Grade 3. $250 plus HST per 50-min session. $0.42/km travel fee for presentations not accessible by Toronto TTC. Continue reading “Beiser, Tim (Toronto)”

Scarsbrook, Richard (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Young Adult, Adult Fiction, Poetry. White Pine Winner, Multi Awards. Grades 6 to Adult. Richard’s rate is $275 plus HST for one session, $525 for two, $775 for three, and $1000 for four, plus travel from Toronto. Continue reading “Scarsbrook, Richard (Toronto)”

Zweig, Eric (Owen Sound ON)

Writers’ Union Member. Hockey historian and author, Silver Birch nominee, available for school and library visits. Eric’s rate is $250 for one session, $450 for two, or $650 for three, plus HST. Mileage costs can often be negotiated for multiple bookings, for presentations in the GTA, or for visits to the Barrie/Orillia area. Continue reading “Zweig, Eric (Owen Sound ON)”