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.

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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)”

Fernandez, Caroline (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Silver Birch Non-Fiction Honour Book Award 2016. $225 for one session + HST, $400 for two, $600 for three and $750 for four, + travel from Toronto. Continue reading “Fernandez, Caroline (Toronto)”

Dublin, Anne (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Historical novels and biographies, multi awards and nominations. Ages 8 and up. Anne’s rate is: $250 for one session, $400 for two. No travel charges will be incurred within Toronto. Transportation/accommodation fees will apply for presentations outside the Toronto area. Continue reading “Dublin, Anne (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 standard mileage. Contact me for full-day pricing. Fees include most supplies for experiments. Skype visits also available.

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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)”

Blair, Kate (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Kate’s debut YA novel Transferral was nominated for multiple awards and optioned for a potential TV series. Tangled Planet is set for release in the fall of 2017. $200 for 1 session, $375 for 2, $500 for 3, $600 for 4 sessions. Limited to visiting schools accessible by public transit, or where a teacher is able to provide transport from the nearest transit stop/station – no travel costs within Toronto; actual transit cost elsewhere in the GTA. Continue reading “Blair, Kate (Toronto)”

Florence, Melanie (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Winner of the TD Children’s Literature Award! Author of novels, non-fiction and picture books and recent winner of the Second Story Press Aboriginal Writing Contest. Melanie’s rate is $300, two is $550, three is $800 and four is $1000, plus travel from Toronto. (No costs for travel within the GTA.) Continue reading “Florence, Melanie (Toronto)”

Davis, Aubrey (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Fiction picture book storyteller multi-awards all ages. Aubrey’s rate is $375 for one session, $600 for two, $850 for 3 and $1,000 for four plus HST plus travel from Toronto. Continue reading “Davis, Aubrey (Toronto)”

Shapiro, Simon (Toronto)

Writers Union member. Passionate about sparking an interest in Science. $275 for one session, $475 for two, $650 for three, $800 for four (full day). Full day price can be split between neighbouring schools. Travel fee waived within 30 kms of Toronto. Standard kilometrage applies outside that area. Continue reading “Shapiro, Simon (Toronto)”