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)”

Eamer, Claire (Gabriola Island, BC)

Writers Union member. Middle grade nonfiction, mainly science and history, and picture books. Winner of the Science in Society Youth Book Award, the Lane Anderson Award, and the Red Cedar Information Book Award. Claire’s rate is $300 for one session, $550 for two, $750 for three, and $900 for four, plus HST. Continue reading “Eamer, Claire (Gabriola Island, BC)”

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)”