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)”

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)”

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)”

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)”

Aker, Don (Halifax NS)

Nova Scotia-based, Writers’ Union Member. White Pine Award-winning YA author is now scheduling visits for May 2016. $575 + HST + $110 travel for half a day (2 sessions); $1100 + HST + $200 travel for full day (4 sessions) Continue reading “Aker, Don (Halifax NS)”