Author booking

I love meeting readers, librarians, educators, and other writers. I am always happy to set up events and appearances, and would love to get your invite!

What you need to know:

 

  • I am available for author visits, to facilitate workshops, to perform readings, to give lectures, to appear on panels, and for event appearances.
  • I offer free virtual author visits via Skype! (This will require coordinating with my work schedule, so the earlier the planning can happen, the better.)
  • I've facilitated workshops on a variety of topics (short story writing, the writing life, agent querying process, writing fiction, writing YA literature, writing for or about queer people), and for a variety of individuals (children and teens, writers of all stages, queer and non-queer people).
  • I am fluent in English and French, and can therefore speak and facilitate workshops in either language.
  • I facilitate a one-hour comprehensive workshop/talk on the process of querying literary agents that receives great feedback. I'm always willing to repeat this workshop/talk for groups or organizations.
  • My style is informal and conversational, and I use a lot of humor. I'm comfortable in front of a small group, or a large one. I also do quite well in front of a group of minimally interested teenagers!
  • You can find my speaker profile in the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) speaker bureau.
  • I do require a reasonable amount of lead time (2 months minimum, preferably) to prepare for a specific talk or workshop. I will also require a firm date early on in order to ensure I can coordinate my availability with my day job.
  • You can find my press kit here.
  • You can find information about my past events and appearances here.

 

 

Please contact me via email or my contact form for more information, including fees.

 

 

HarperTeen/HarperCollins publicist: Ro Romanello

HarperCollins Canada: Maeve O'Regan

To get in touch with my agent, please email Linda Epstein at Emerald City Literary Agency.

(Note: manuscript queries go to querylinda@emeraldcityliterary.com!)

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with me!

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