Member Profile

Rebecca Upjohn

Photo: Emmett Snyder 2012

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

Lily and the Paper Man. Second Story Press, 2007
Patrick's Wish (by Karen Mitchell with Rebecca Upjohn). Second Story Press, 2010
The Last Loon. Orca Book Publishers, 2010
The Secret of the Village Fool. Second Story Press, 2012

Awards

ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year, Picture Book Category for Lily and the Paper Man, 2007
Blue Spruce, finalist for Lily and the Paper Man, 2008
Shining Willow award, finalist for Lily and the Paper Man, 2009
Municipal Chapter of Toronto IODE Jean Throop Book Award for The Last Loon, 2010
Silver Birch Express Honour Book for The Last Loon, 2012
Silver Birch Express Award for The Secret of the Village Fool, 2014
Golden Oak Award - Finalist for The Secret of the Village Fool, 2014

WITS

Presentation Description

Varied and flexible. Rebecca likes to tailor the presentation to the audience. May include readings, drama, interactive discussions of related topics, Q & A, writing as a process, writing a poem with the group and how a book gets made.

 

Presentation Length:
up to 60 mins. K & 1 usually a shorter session
Genre:
Children's fiction and non-fiction
Grades:
K-6
Audience size:
60-ish/somewhat flexible
Workshop Description:

Northern OAC WITS:
Yes
One session:
$250
Two sessions:
$450
Three sessions:
$625
Four sessions:
$800
One session:
$150
Two sessions:
$350
Three sessions:
$475
Four sessions:
$650
GST:
GST not applicable