Member Profile

Ellen Schwartz

Schwartz

Ellen Schwartz has taught special education, elementary classes, and creative-writing courses for adults. She holds a BSc. in special education from the University of Wisconsin, and an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. She works as a corporate and freelance writer. Currently, she's writing picture books, juvenile novels and young adult novels.

Phone number:
604-435-3108

Publications

I Love Yoga. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2003.
I'm a Vegetarian. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2002.
Starshine and the Fanged Vampire Spider. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2000.
Jesse's Star. Victoria, BC: Orca Book Publishers, 2000.
Mr. Belinsky's Bagels. Vancouver and London: Tradewind, 1997.

Awards

British Columbia Millennium Book Award for Jesse's Star, 2000.
Shortlisted, Silver Birch Award for Jesse's Star.
Shortlisted, Red Cedar Award for Jesse's Star.
Shortlisted, Chocolate Lily Award for Jesse's Star.
Canadian Library Association Notable Book for Starshine on TV.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
50 min.
Genre:
Fiction, Non-Fiction
Grades:
3-8
Audience size:
60
Northern OAC WITS:
No
Two sessions:
$300
Four sessions:
$500
Two sessions:
$200
Four sessions:
$350
GST:
GST not applicable