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)”

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)”

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. Continue reading “Anderson, R.J. (Stratford)”

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)”

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)”

Winters, Kari-Lynn (St. Catharines)

Kari-Lynn Winters

St. Catharines. Writers’ Union Member. World traveling picture book and non-fiction author, storyteller, and performer

$300 for one session (50-55 min.) $550 for 2, $750 for 3. + travel. 30 min. sessions for kindergarten are $150.00 when booked with at least of one full 55 min session. Discounts when you refer/rebook. Continue reading “Winters, Kari-Lynn (St. Catharines)”