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)”

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)”

Banyard, Antonia (BC)

Writers’ Union Member. Nelson, BC. Middle reader non-fiction, multiple awards and nominations. Ages 8 and up. Available in the GTA May 14-18, 2018. $225 for one session, $400 for two, $1,000 for a full day visit — schedule as many sessions as can fit into the regular school day. No travel charges within Toronto. Continue reading “Banyard, Antonia (BC)”

Hune, Bernice (Toronto)

Storytellers of Canada. ??Gold Mountain Stories. Traditional Asian folklore & Canada’s immigrant history (FDK – 12). Per session, 80-100 students. Three Sessions $625 + travel from Toronto. Continue reading “Hune, Bernice (Toronto)”

Cotter, Charis (Newfoundland)

Writers’ Union Member. Multiple award-winner. Silver Birch 2016 Honour Book. Fiction, Newfoundland ghost stories, writing workshops. Grades 4 to 6. Her rate is $300 for one session, $550 for two sessions, plus HST and kilometrage. Continue reading “Cotter, Charis (Newfoundland)”

Brouwer, Sigmund (Alberta)

Alberta. Writers’ Union Member. Audiences of up to 400 in an assembly. $500  for 1,  $700 for 2, $900 for 3 (GST). These fees include airfare, car rental, hotel and meals. Sigmund delivers fun and motivating large-group presentations via his Rock and Roll Literacy Presentation, and on-going classroom workshops with his Writer In Residence program. Continue reading “Brouwer, Sigmund (Alberta)”

Bailey, Linda (Vancouver BC)

Vancouver BC. Writers’ Union Member and eligible for subsidies. Multiple award-winner across Canada including Blue Spruce (x2), Silver Birch and Arthur Ellis (x2) Awards, as well as in the U.S. (California Reading Medal, Georgia Storybook Award).

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