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Marilyn Reaume

Marilyn Reaume

Marilyn is an educator, children's author and poet.  She has written 4 children's poetry books ("The Village Series") and conducted presentations on poetry in several elementary schools.

Email:
marilynreaume@gmail.com
City:
Stoney Creek
Province:
Ontario
Genre:
Children's Poetry
I write professionally in the following language(s):
English

Publications

The Village. 2018, Self-published
The Village Wedding. 2019, Self-published
The Village Grows. 2020, Self-published
The Village Christmas. 2021, Self-published
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

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

Part 1 - My personal story of becoming an author, what inspired me, and how I created and self-published my books;

Part 2 - Poetry vs. prose; different types of poems; writing activity - creating a free verse poem with students;

Part 3 - Themes of connection, acceptance and belonging from my first book;

Part 3 (Intermediate level students) - Literary devices (personification, simile, metaphor, alliteration, oxymoron, rhyme and rhythm)

Presentation Length:
50-60 minutes
Genre:
Children's Poetry
Grades:
Age 8-14
Audience Size:
300
Presenation:
$100 for each one hour presentation
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
School Presentation Description:

Part 1 - My personal story of becoming an author, what inspired me, and how I created and self-published my books;

Part 2 - Poetry vs. prose; different types of poems; writing activity - creating a free verse poem with students;

Part 3 (Junior level students) - Themes of connection, acceptance and belonging from my first book;

Part 3 (Intermediate level students) - Literary devices (personification, simile, metaphor, alliteration, oxymoron, rhyme and rhythm)

School Presentation Length:
60 minutes
School Intended Audience:
8-14 years of age
School Audience Size:
300
School Presentation Fee:
$100 per 1 hour presentation
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes