Narsimhan, Mahtab (BC)

Writers’ Union Member. Silver Birch winning author available for school, library and conference visits. Mahtab’s rate is $250 plus HST for one session, $475 for two, $700 for three and $925 for four sessions, plus travel per Canada Council mileage rates. Continue reading “Narsimhan, Mahtab (BC)”

Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk (Brantford ON)

Writers Union Member. fiction & NF, 2X Silver Birch winner. Multi awards. All ages. $400 plus HST for 1 session, $600 for 2, $850 for 3 and $1000 for 4, + travel. Continue reading “Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk (Brantford ON)”

Lee, Fonda (USA)

Born and raised in Calgary, Fonda Lee is now a US resident residing in Portland, OR. For this reason, Fonda cannot provide a Canadian VSS clearance. She will, however, obtain an Oregon background check if that is required by a booking host. Fonda Writes science fiction and fantasy for teens and adults. Multiple awards including Junior Library Guild Selection, Andre Norton finalist, ALA Top 10 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, White Pine Award nominee. Grades 8-12. $325 plus local travel expenses for one session, $500 for a half day, $1000 for a full day (max 4 sessions). 30-minute Skype visits for $100. Booking visits during the week May 14 – 18. Continue reading “Lee, Fonda (USA)”

Younge-Ullman, Danielle (Toronto)

Writers Union Member. Author of two YA novels, Lola Carlyle’s 12 Step Romance and Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined, which is nominated for the Governor General, White Pine Award, ALA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults and Prix de Libraires du Quebec awards. Continue reading “Younge-Ullman, Danielle (Toronto)”

Fishbane, Melanie (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Author of the young adult novel, Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery. Melanie’s rate is $250.00, two is $450.00, three is $700.00 and four is $900.00, plus travel. Skype visits available. Continue reading “Fishbane, Melanie (Toronto)”

Hohn, Nadia (Toronto)

The Writers Union member. Picture book. All ages. $250 for 1 session (60 min) $450 for 2, $350 for 2 x 30 minute sessions (great for JK to 1). Full day (4 sessions) $800. + kilometrage. Malaika’s Costume (2016) and Malaika’s Winter Carnival (2017). Continue reading “Hohn, Nadia (Toronto)”

Lewis, Amanda West (Ottawa)

Writer’s Union member. Writer of YA, Middle Grade, Poetry, Picture Books, Plays, Fiction & Non-Fiction. Amanda’s rate is $300 for 1 workshop/presentation, $500 for 2, $750 for 3, plus HST. Travel costs from Perth. Travel and accommodation costs negotiable for multiple day residencies. Continue reading “Lewis, Amanda West (Ottawa)”

Hune, Bernice (Toronto)

Storytellers of Canada. ??Gold Mountain Stories. Traditional Asian folklore & Canada’s immigrant history (FDK – 12). Per session, 80-100 students. Three Sessions $625 + travel from Toronto. Continue reading “Hune, Bernice (Toronto)”

Kress, Adrienne (Toronto)

Writers’ Union Member. Middle Grade, YA. Winner Heart of Hawick Award (UK). Adrienne Kress’s The Explorers has been optioned by Walt Disney Studios. $300+HST for a single session; $500+HST for two sessions; $900+HST for a full day. Prices for larger groups, workshops, panels, etc., to be negotiated*. For outside the Toronto area, add kilometrage/accommodation. Continue reading “Kress, Adrienne (Toronto)”

Deen, Natasha (Alberta)

Writers’ Union Member. In Canada, Natasha’s family found refuge from the political and racial violence of Guyana, South America. Her experiences as a child of two nations are the foundation for her dynamic presentations, which help students find the story and power that lives inside them. She routinely speaks to an entire school during the course of a half day, and travel costs are included in her fee. $550 + GST for half day (2 sessions, or entire school in one), $1000 + GST for a full day. Continue reading “Deen, Natasha (Alberta)”