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)”

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)”

Grant, Vicki (Halifax NS)

Writers’ Union Member. YA fiction, mysteries, comic thrillers and high/low novels. Multi awards including Red Maple, Arthur Ellis and CBC Young Canada Reads. Grades 5 through 12. Vicki’s fees are $300 plus local travel and HST for 1 session, $575 for 2, $800 for 3 and $1000 for 4. Neighbouring schools can split discounts for multiple sessions. Continue reading “Grant, Vicki (Halifax NS)”

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)”

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)”

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)”

Brouwer, Sigmund (Alberta)

Alberta. Writers’ Union Member. Sigmund delivers fun and motivating large-group presentations via his Rock and Roll Literacy Presentation, and on-going classroom workshops with his Writer In Residence program. Continue reading “Brouwer, Sigmund (Alberta)”