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)”

Kelly, J.M. (BC)

Writers Union Member. MG & YA writer, actress, and playwright. 2018 White Pine Award nominee for Speed of Life. Grades 6-12. Half day (2 sessions): $525+$110 travel. Full day (4 sessions or 3 sessions & lunch with a book club or writing group) $800+$200 travel. No HST Continue reading “Kelly, J.M. (BC)”

Camlot, Heather (Toronto)

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Writers’ Union Member. 2018 Silver Birch nominee for Clutch. Writing for Children Competition winner. Heather’s rates are $250 for one session, $450 for two, $650 for three, $800 for four/full day (may be shared with a neighbouring school). $150 for a virtual visit. HST applies. No travel costs within Toronto. Continue reading “Camlot, Heather (Toronto)”

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)”

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)”

Lyall, Casey (London/Middlesex)

Writers’ Union Member. Author of books for grades K – middle grade. $250 for one session, $450 for two sessions, $650 for three sessions, $800 for four (a full day). Each session is approximately 1 hour and for younger grades, two 30 minute sessions = a single session fee. Continue reading “Lyall, Casey (London/Middlesex)”

Becker, Shelly (Toronto)

Author of rhyming picture books. $250 for one 45-60 minute session, $450 for 2, $650 for 3, $850 for 4. (Plus HST.) For younger kids, I’m happy to substitute 2 shorter sessions in place of a full session. No travel expenses in Toronto. Skype visits available. Continue reading “Becker, Shelly (Toronto)”