Deas, Mike (BC)

Mike Deas is an author/illustrator of graphic novels. Writers’ Union member. Available May 15-19, 2017. His rate is $275 for one session, $525 for two, $750 for three, and $950 for four plus travel from downtown Toronto. Continue reading “Deas, Mike (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)”

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)”

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)”

Nicholson, Lorna Schultz (Alberta)

Writers’ Union Member. Fiction and NF. Multi nominations and awards. K-12.Adults. $300 plus HST for 1 session, $550 for 2, $750 for 3 and $900 for 4. Travel will need to be negotiated. She always has accommodations in Toronto and Niagara. Continue reading “Nicholson, Lorna Schultz (Alberta)”

Chan, Marty (Edmonton AB)

 Touring Toronto and Niagara April 30 – May 4, 2018. Writers Union Member. A professional liar since 1988, Marty writes books for kids and plays for adults. He’s also a keynote speaker, television screenwriter, radio dramatist, and raconteur. Marty charges $400 plus HST for one hour-long session, $600 for two presentations, and $825 for three. He charges $1,000 for a full day visit, which allows you to schedule as many sessions as you like into the regular school day. Continue reading “Chan, Marty (Edmonton AB)”

Irwin, Sue (Grimsby ON)

Niagara, ON. Teacher. Grades 3 to 8. $250 for one session, $400 for two, $600 for three, $800 for four, plus travel. Happy to do multiple visits in the same school or area in a day. Sessions are 45 to 60 minutes long. Skype visits $150 (45 to 60 min). Continue reading “Irwin, Sue (Grimsby ON)”