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Karen Nesbitt

Karen Nesbitt

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Karen is a YA author who also works as a guidance counsellor in Montreal, QC. She teaches creative writing to 'kids' of all ages, and is available for virtual author visits, as well as live visits and creative writing workshops.

City:
Montreal
Province:
Quebec
Genre:
Young Adult
I write professionally in the following language(s):
English

Publications

Subject to Change. 2017, Orca Book Publishers

Awards

Quebec Writers Federation Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature for Subject to Change, 2017
Forest of Reading White Pine Nominee for Subject to Change, 2018
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Presentation Description

As a Creative Writing Instructor I am able to deliver workshops, presentations and courses on a wide range of topics for aspiring writers of all ages. I have conducted intensive workshops for teens and adult ed. students, weekly courses for adults, including seniors, and given presentations to large and small groups. I love to talk about writing!

Presentation Length:
To be determined upon consultation
Genre:
Writing for Young Adults, Memoir, Memoir for Teens, Mini-Memoir, Creative Non-Fiction
Grades:
All ages 12-adult, including seniors
Audience Size:
Any Size
Presenation:
Negotiable
Workshop Description:

As a Creative Writing Instructor I am able to deliver workshops, presentations and courses on a wide range of topics for aspiring writers of all ages. I have conducted intensive workshops for teens and adult ed. students, weekly courses for adults, including seniors, and given presentations to large and small groups. I love to talk about writing!

Workshop Length:
Customized according to request
Workshop Intended Audience:
All ages 12-adult, including seniors
Workshop Audience Size:
5-15
Workshop Fee:
Negotiable
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
School Presentation Description:

As a Creative Writing Instructor I am able to deliver workshops, presentations and courses on a wide range of topics for aspiring writers of all ages. I have conducted intensive workshops for teens and adult ed. students, weekly courses for adults, including seniors, and given presentations to large and small groups. I love to talk about writing!

School Presentation Length:
As requested
School Intended Audience:
High school Grades 7-12
School Audience Size:
Any
School Presentation Fee:
Negotiable
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes