Participating Authors

Author City Genre Audience Size Grades Northern Programsort descending

Kasper, Vancy

Toronto, ON Fiction, Poetry 30-60 4-12 No

Wishinsky, Frieda

Toronto picture books, children's fiction and non-fiction 60-120 No

Schafrick, Ron

Toronto Fiction. Short Stories, LGBTQI2S any high school and up No

Gauer, Kathleen

Toronto Picture Books up to approximately 75 children - power point for larger groups Kindergarten to Grades 2/3 No

Baxter, Jean Rae

Kingston Fiction, Memoir, Family History Anywhere between eight and one hundred. It depends on the type of presentation. Teen-agers, adults, seniors. But not at the same time. No

Prashaw, Rick

Ottawa Memoirs, Storytelling 20-1,000 Any high school, college/university, general public, social agencies, human rights, faith, LGBTQ No

Patkau, Karen

Toronto Information Picturebooks maximum 80 K to 6 No

Andersen, Marguerite

Toronto, ON Fiction, Poetry 20 7-8 No

Burningham, Bradd

Windsor, ON Fiction flexible 3-12 No

Giangrande, Carole

Toronto, ON fiction and poetry No

De Sa, Anthony

Toronto Creative Writing - Fiction No

Smith, Heather T.

Children's, Young Adult 150 for presentations, 30 for workshops JK- grade 12 No

Granfield, Linda

Toronto non-fiction for adults and young readers negotiable Adults--historical societies, university classes, conferences, panels, etc Young readers--Grades 4-8, upper grades can be added No

de Ronde, Paula

Burlington Dementia, Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Long Term Care, Advocacy, Public Speaking Variable adult No

Young, Dianne

Martensville Picture Books up to 70 K-4 No

Cook, Gregory M.

Saint John, NB Poetry Flexible 6-12 No

Abdou, Angie

Calgary, Cranbrook, Fernie, ... Fiction 10-200 No

Silverthorne, Judith

Regina Children's Literature, Adventure, Time Travel any 3-12 No

Sulaiman, Sonia

Windsor Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction Flexible K-12 No

Pomeroy, Jamila

Vancouver Creative Non Fiction, Poetry, Essay Writing, Canadian Black history 30- full auditorium. Grades 8 to 12 No

Spracklin, Floyd

Corner Brook Young Adult Fiction 50 All ages No

Homel, David

Montreal, QC Fiction, Non-Fiction flexible 9-12 No

Charles, Veronika Martenova

Toronto, ON Fiction Flexible K-8 No

O'Keeffe, Frank

Calgary Fiction 150 4-8 No

Kellerhals-Stewart, Heather

Heriot Bay, BC Fiction 60 k-8 No

Soles, Caro

Toronto Literary, sf or mystery Any size People who love tonread. Usually adults. No

Bryant, Jill

Kingston Children's nonfiction, Activity books, Biography 80 K to 11 No

Tsabari, Ayelet

Toronto Fiction, Creative Non-fiction Any 6-12 No

Johnston, Simon

Vancouver Historical Fiction 12 and up 10 and up No

Ottoni, Christine

Toronto Fiction, Poetry 30 for workshops 7-12 No

Chislett, Nancy

Nancy fiction Depends prospective writers No

Tilley, Sara

St. John's Fiction, playwriting Adults, writers, teens No

Roberts Lukins, Sheilah

Portugal Cove-St. Philip's Children's Literature any children ages 7 and up No

Scrimger, Richard

Toronto Fiction flexible k-8 No

Falconer, Tim

Toronto Non-fiction Grade 9 and up No

Sewell, Anna Marie

Edmonton Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction negotiable 7 - 12 No

Stern, Reva Leah

Toronto mystery novel not an issue Not for children younger than teen-aged. No

Londry, Jennifer

Kingston Poetry, fiction, non-fiction 10-200 Mature Audience. May contain emotional content that may not be suitable for young listeners. No

Andrew, Suzanne Alyssa

Vancouver Writing inspiration and motivation Any Adult writers at any stage No

Gill, Stephen

Cornwall, ON Poetry, Non-Fiction flexible 7-12 No

Toten, Teresa

Toronto Young Adult (YA) 30 to 300 7 to 12 No

Lee, John B.

Brantford, ON Ficiton, Poetry flexible k-12 No

Doose, Dylan

St Catharines fantasy, horror, sword and sorcery any grades 10 and up No

Rivera, Patria

Toronto Poetry Any size 5-12 No

Strube, Cordelia

Toronto Literary Fiction 5-25 No

Huizinga Mills, Carolyn

Kitchener Picture Book Flexible K-8 No

Larsen, Andrew

toronto Picture Book Any K-6 No

Burtch, Brian

North Vancouver Social Science Adult, general public, postsecondary No

Gale, Shawn

Vancouver Literary Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adventure. I can read to any audience size. All audiences. No

Mills-Milde, Valerie

London literary and contemporary fiction 30 to 60 9 -12 No

Sneyd, Lola

Toronto, ON Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry 30 k-8 No

Campbell, Sandra

Toronto Playing with Memory and Imagination 20 7-12 No

Ross, Stuart

Will travel. Poetry, Fiction Any No

Wolf-Heffner, Lori

Waterloo Workshop on the editing process, using real manuscript drafts. 5-35 5+ No

Halton, Carissa

Edmonton Keynote, Workshop up to 500 junior high and high schoolers, Conferences and professional development No

Watt, Kelly

Hamilton, Ontario Walking Meditation 100 6-12 No

Levy, Myrna Neuringer

Toronto, ON Fiction 50 2-8 No

Kafarowski, Joanna

Victoria Polar Studies, History, Geography, Women's Studies Any high school, college or university level No

Hall, Phil

PERTH poetry No

Winstanley, Nicola

Hamilton Picture Book Any size JK-5 No

Bower, Annette

Regina Women's fiction, Romance unlimited 10-12 No

Gajdics, Peter

Vancouver Nonfiction 20+ Adults No

Denman, K. L.

Delta Fiction Variable Grades 6 through 8 for school groups No

Choyce, Lesley

East Lawrencetown, NS Fiction flexible 4-8 No

Glickman, Susan

Toronto, ON Poetry, fiction, literary criticism, journalism any any No

Dempster, Barry

Owen Sound Mixed Up to 20 people No

Bow, James

Kitchener fantasy, science fiction, young adult up to 125 5-8 No

Faryon, Cynthia J.

Weymouth Biography, Canadian History, Fiction Flexible Grade 6 to Adult No

Mills, Jean

Guelph Young Adult/Middle Grade/Children's Fiction and Writing Skills Flexible Grades 3-12 Adult No

Rodgers, Margaret

Oshawa on ZOOM - poems and coming of age chronicles, also readings from Locating Alexandra, my book open High school No

Kakakaway, Robert

Whitecap Non-fiction - Residential schools 25 to 30 High school, Postsecondary, and Adults No

Florczak, Margaret Jean Adam

Surrey & Sooke Poetry, short stories, memoir any 8-12 No

Ferguson, Trevor

Victoria Literary or mystery/thriller/crime. 10 - 300. Adult. Both literary and crime fiction enthusiasts. No

Arato, Rona

North York, Ontario Junior fiction, Canadian history/biography varies 4-7 No

Skidmore, Patricia

Nanaimo Canadian history any size 6-12 No

Shmelzer, Anne

Ottawa fiction up to fifty 11 and 12 No

Shortell, Ann

Toronto Coming of Age; Women’s Fiction; Multicultural; Historical; Mystery; any any No

Leavey, Peggy Dymond

Trenton, ON Fiction 70-100 4-8 No

Godkin, Celia

Frankville, ON Information story book 30-100 k-6 No

Munro, Jane

VANCOUVER Poetry, Memoir I've read poetry to very large audiences, but - if the presentation is interactive - I prefer to engage with a smaller group. Adult University School - elementary and secondary No

Boudreau, Helene

Markham Children's No

Westerhof, Patricia

Toronto Fiction: Editing Skills ten to thirty 8-12 No

Leslie, Mark

Waterloo Ghost Stories Any 5 through 12 No

Barton, Bob

Toronto, Fiction flexible K-8 No

Downie, Mary Alice

Kingston, ON Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry flexible k-12 No

da costa, paulo

Calgary Fiction and Poetry flexible 6 to 12 No

Cowan, Janice

Burlington children's, adult approx 30 No

Graham, Catherine

Toronto Poetry, Fiction Flexible 4-12 No

Yin, Anna

Mississauga Poetry Alive 10-100 3-12 or adults No

Reidel, Marion

Guelph Short Fiction 15 - 30 9 - 12 No

Prins, Marie

Colborne readings from my novel Virtual for 2022 children, adult No

Blackwood, Yvonne

Richmond Hill children's literature; short story 8-200 5-8; adults No

Schwartz, Ellen

Burnaby, BC Fiction, Non-Fiction 60 3-8 No

Lawson, Julie

Victoria, BC Childrens Fiction 60-75 k-6 No

Binning, Sadhu

Burnaby Punjabi Diaspore Poetry and fiction No

Kirk, Heather

Barrie, ON Fiction, Non-Fiction 45 9-12 No

Doctor, Farzana

Toronto Literary Fictrion 10-100 No

Coates, Jan L.

Wolfville children's books 30 kids, grades pre-primary to six No

Abley, Mark

Pointe Claire Nonfiction, poetry Any Adults; university and college students. No

Joyce, Mere

Antigonish Young Adult, Middle Grade, Creative Writing Any 5-12 No

Parry, Caroline Balderston

Ottawa/Montreal Non-Fiction 100 k-8 No

Beasley, David

Simcoe Fiction, Non-Fiction ca 20+ 11-12 No

Zonailo, Carolyn

Montreal, QC Poetry 45 4-12 No

Olding, Susan

Victoria All No

Jennings, Peter

Midland Non-fiction 10 and up any No

Nash, Peta-Gaye

Mississauga Literary, Caribbean, Children's Lit 200 for presentations, 30 for workshops kindergarten to Grade 12 No

Harbord, Heather

Powell River Travel, Natural History, Sea Kayaking, History of the BC Coast, Antarctica and the Arctic. Large or small Adults No

Rose, Rachel

All genres, all ages--all good No

Stewart, Donna

South Bruce Peninsula Fiction 60 3-8 No

Barnes, Lilly

any or all of above publications any 10 on No

Mills, Judith Christine

Toronto "The Author/ Illustrator" 10-40 ( can discuss if more - ie. auditorium presentations) 4-12 No

Browne, Heather

Fredericton short story 15 Senior High No

Walker, Ruth E.

Oshawa Fiction and Poetry Classroom or combined classrooms 7 to 12 No

Maviglia, Joseph

Toronto POETRY, SONGWRITING, NON-FICTION ANY Grade 10- 1YEAR UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE No

Graham, Genevieve

historical fiction 10+ Adult and Grade 8+ No

Berwick, Dennison

Toronto self-publishing, voyaging, marine diesel systems 2- 20,000 adult No

Moore, Christopher

Toronto, ON Non-Fiction, Canadian History flexible 6-12 No

Pignat, Caroline

Fiction No

Eamer, Claire

Gabriola Island Nonfiction writing for children or adults; picture book Depends on circumstances From pre-school (picture books and some nonfiction) to adult (nonfiction books and approaches to writing nonfiction). No

Methot, Suzanne

Nanaimo Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Memoir Small Group, Large Group Grades 4-12, Post-Secondary, Adult Literacy No

MacDonald, Mary

Mary Literary Readings No Limit Adults No

Anderson, Raye

Gimli Crime Fiction Audience/60. !6 and over No

Booker, Jean

Bobcaygeon, ON Fiction flexible 4-6 No

Ellis, Deborah

Simcoe, ON YA and Middle-Grade Fiction and Nonfiction no maximum 3-12 No

Manson, Ainslie

Bowen Island Fiction, Non-Fiction Flexible k-8 No

Haigh, Jerry

Wildlife; Africa; Veterinary Medicine; Adventure; No

Borkowski, Andrew J.

Toronto Multiculturalism, Creative Writing any No

Maitland, Colette

Gananoque Fiction Flexible Grades 4-12 No

Melanson, Arlene Evelyn

Ridgetown Childrens Books, easy reader, environmental, lessons on sharing any Pre- Kindergarden -grade 3 No

Duarte, Isabel

Toronto Playwriting, Screenwriting, Fiction, Non-Fiction Open to Discussion 7-12 No

Read, Janet

Toronto Fiction, Poetry flexbile 5-12 No

Silver, Eve

St. Catharines YA/fiction/ flexible 7-12 No

Beam, Matt

Toronto Young Adult 75 5 to 8 No

Deckha, Nitin

Toronto; GTA Fiction 5-500 No

Aihoshi, Susan

Toronto historical fiction Flexible 4 and up, through high school No

Brown, Hannah

literary fiction 10-60 11 12 No

Stonier-Newman, Lynne

Kamloops BC early developmental history from colonial administrators' perspectives and my books include much non-indigenous and BC indigenous history prefer smaller groups of 20 or under but have experience with up to 80 listeners Grade 10 up to seniors' groups New Canadians Guest speaker for not-for-profit societies No

Evans Shaw, Susan

Hamilton Non-fiction No

Barnes, Mike

Toronto, ON Short stories, novels, poetry Regular 7-12 No

Echlin, Kim

southern ontario fiction and mythology No

Leedahl, Shelley A.

Ladysmith mini-drama, poetry, fiction K-12 No

Church, Dana

Waterloo Science, STEM Any Any No

Bloom, Ronna

Toronto Poetry 10-100 5-12 No

Quattrocchi, Marina

Smiths Falls Dreams/Ethical Psychology no limit No

Hobsbawn-Smith, dee

creative nonfictoin, poetry, fiction No

Rowntree, Lenore

Vancouver Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry, Writing Tough Topics 10 - 60 6 - 12 No

Leger, Diane Carmel

Dieppe, N.B. Children/Youth up to 60 k-6 No

Withers, Pam

Vancouver adventure, survival, sports no limit 4th grade and up No

Principe, Concetta

Toronto Non-fiction, Creative non-Fiction and poetry No

Lindquist, N. J.

Markham mystery, teen fiction, fantasy, journalism negotiable No

Hancock, Pat

Toronto non-fiction, short stories 25-45 No

Waltner-Toews, David

Kitchener, ON Non-Fiction, Poetry, Fiction flexible 9-12 No

Orford, Emily-Jane Hills

North Gower Canadian history 20-30 3 and up No

MacKay, Elly

Owen Sound Picture Books upto 90 students JK - 5 No

Granados, Marlowe

Fiction, Memoir Any 9-12 No

Leventoyannis Harvey, Stella

Whistler Fiction Any Any age group for adults and for children, grades 10 to 12. No

Gage, S. R.

Huntsville History 25+ 18+ No

Spring, Debbie

Toronto, ON Juvenile & Young Adult Fiction, and Picture books flexible JK-12 No

Jailall, Peter

Mississauga and Toronto Poetry Variable 2 to 12 No

Dyer, Bernadette

Toronto, ON Fiction flexible 8/up No

Rosenblum, Rebecca

Toronto Fiction any No

Bar-el, Dan

Vancouver children's books varies preschool - grade 9 No

Kerbel, Deborah

Thornhill YA and Middle Grade up to 100 4-8 No

Heffron, Dorris

Toronto adult fiction and young adult fiction classroom, book club, public assembly adults university or high school students No

Eversole, Linda J.

Victoria History, Women No

Gruending, Dennis

Ottawa Non-fiction Any Adult and post-secondary student No

McDonnell, Kathleen

Toronto, ON Drama, Fiction/Non-Fiction 30 4-12 No

Borson, Roo

Toronto Poetry, Essays (creative non-fiction) variable 9-12 No

Brewster, Hugh

Toronto Non-fictio No

Moga, Irina

Toronto Poetry 20-300 Public at large. No

Dublin, Anne

Toronto historical fiction or biographies 10-60 4-10 (varies according to book) No

Kaner, Etta

Toronto Non-fiction 60 4 - 6 No

Duarte, Marilyn

Toronto Creative Writing, Non-Fiction, Fiction, and Memoir Open to Discussion 7-12 No

Nicholas, Kumudini

Ottawa Standard: Memoir Have done presentations to a range of audiences from the small to the very large. Adults and Young Adults. Reading Level - grade 9 and above No

Fielding, Joy

Toronto Fiction flexible 7-12 No

Drabek, Jan

Vancouver, BC Fiction, Memoir, Journalism, 30 9-12 No

Keith, Julie

fiction No

Verstraete, Larry

Winnipeg Non-Fiction negotiable 3-8 No

Kennedy, Fred W.

Historical Fiction No

Graham, Dr. Olga

Schomberg non-fiction any size My audience has been university level. No

Crewe, Megan

Toronto Young Adult fiction Flexible 6-12 No

Topperman, Caroline

Writing - General Any 10+ No

Guest, Jacqueline

Qualicum Beach History 100 4-12 No

Karibyan, Gary

Fantasy, Horror and Thriller Any fantasy and horror thriller fans above 16 years of age. No

Cowley, Christine E.

Southern Ontario Community Oral History 10 - 250 No

Holt, Faye Reineberg

Calgary Fiction, Nonfiction and History Please consult, most range from small groups to large library and convention audiences Adult creative writing and Canadian history groups No

Drache, Sharon Abron

Toronto, ON Fiction or literary criticism flexible k-12 No

Thornhill, Jan

Ontario children's non-fiction and picture books max. 50 No

Edgar, Patti

Calgary Middle Grade, YA, Journalism Negotiable Grade 3-12 No

Wood, Heather J.

Toronto Young Adult/Adult Crossover 8 and up No

Mutala, Marion

Saskatoon any any No

Armstrong, Jason

Toronto Male Sexuality Any Adult gay men No

Gordon, Laurie

South Frontenac YA, Historical Fiction 12- 40 Grade 6-12 Adults, Seniors No

Hicks, Caitlin

Roberts Creek Keynote speech 10 - 500 Adults and Young Adults (grades 11, 12 and up) who read. The accompanying workshop is for those who want to explore writing their life adventures and stories, from private moments to significant events - either into fiction, or literary non-fiction. No

Frans, Atma

Gibsons poetry, memoir and fiction any adults No

Clarke, George Elliott

Toronto, ON Poetry, Non-Fiction 60 9-12 No

Smith, John M.

Carrying Place, ON Non-Fiction 35 3-12 No

Beissel, Henry

Ottawa poetry & drama any size No

Marlatt, Daphne

Vancouver poetry, fiction, essay No

Ulrich, Maureen

Lampman Young Adult 300 6 - 12 No

Kohanyi, Julius

Toronto fiction, science fiction, fantasy flexible No

Oughton, John

Toronto Poetry 36 Grade 5 and up No

Capilongo, Domenico

Toronto Poetry and fiction A group of thirty is best. High School No

Midgley, Peter

Edmonton Poetry, Fiction, Storytelling, Leadership Max. 60 K-12; Adult No

Gabriel, Maryanna

Victoria Creative Nonfiction/Travel Unlimited All ages No

Miller, Ruth

Toronto, ON Rhyming Text 30 k-3 No

Peterson, Shelley

TBA YA fiction any 6 to 9 No

Stevenson, Robin

Victoria YA and children's fiction any No

de Waard, Sara

Toronto Young Adult - Mental Health, Media Literacy, Writing, Drama <300pp/presentation (min 1 pres. session/day, max. 2 pres. sessions/day) and <30pp/workshop (max. 3 workshop sessions/day) - NOTE: visit includes minimum THREE combined sessions, maximum FOUR combined sessions (e.g. 1 presentation and 3 workshops) Suggested 7 thru 12 No

Ruurs, Margriet

Children's Any K - 7 No

Reyes, Cynthia

Two Genres: Children's Illustrated Books and Memoirs Up to 20 K to 5 (children's books) and high school (memoirs) No

Papamarko, Sofi

Toronto Fiction (short story writing), Non-Fiction (personal essay writing) 5 - 500 6 - 12 No

Prain, Leanne

Vancouver, BC Craft or creativity 25-100 Ages 16+, basic reading level No

Baldwin, Shauna Singh

Milwaukee, WI, USA Reading from my work -- discussing creative writing unlimited - virtual 16 and up No

Lam, Fiona Tinwei

Vancouver Poetry any size Grad 4/5 to adult No

Peacock, Shane

Cobourg Fiction/Non-F (YA & adult), plays, journalism, tv 200 4-8 No

Porter, Helen Fogwill

St. John’s, NFLD Fiction, Non-Fiction 30 7-8 No

Walsh, Ann

Williams Lake, BC Fiction & Non-Fiction 75 4-12 No

Haynes, Elizabeth

Calgary presentation to book clubs 20 book clubs, adult No

Tsiang, Sarah

Kingston Picture Books, Children's Non-Fiction, Poetry Any No

Levy, Joanne

Clinton Middle Grade Fiction Varies 4 - 8 No

Vermond, Kira

Guelph Creative, fun, thoughtful non-fiction Any size (although groups that are 12-50 students work best) 3-8 No

Kalman, Judith

Toronto Creative non-fiction open open No

Honeybourn, Jennifer

Stratford middle grade, young adult, romance, horror, humour 25-30 4-10 No

Spenst, Kevin

Vancouver poetry; lyric essay; micro-fiction/flash fiction any size adults No

Whitson, Audrey J.

Edmonton Fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama any size Teenagers to adults No

McCracken, Hugh T.

Ottawa, ON Young adult and Adult Fiction variable 4-12 No

Smith, Steven Ross

Banff Poetry, fiction, non-fiction 40 all No

Bell, Wade

Calgary Fiction No

Greenwood, Barbara

Don Mills, ON Fiction &Non-Fiction 75 3-8 No

Patz, Deborah S.

Coquitlam Fiction, Screenplay, Visual storytelling (filmmaking) flexible Grades 6 - 12 No

Leck, James

Dartmouth Young Adult 20-200 4-12 No

Giron, Sephera

Etobicoke Horror/Space Opera/General Fiction/Writing Flexible Flexible No

Sevestre, Paula

Ohsweken Mind, Body and Spirit 5-500 Target Audience - Women Aged 30-70 Reading Level - Grade 8 and Up No

Harvey Steski, Carol

Toronto poetry No

Mirolla, Michael

Hamilton Novels/Short Story Writing/Poetry 30 No

Penne, A. S.

Sechelt Creative Non-Fiction, Fiction, Screen/Stageplay unlimited (workshop maximum: 10-12) all (K - adult) No

Freeman, Bill

Toronto, ON Fiction 120 5-8 No

Lee, Day's

Brossard Fiction No

Bourke, Pat

Toronto YA Historical Fiction 30 to 100 4 and up No

Chiang, Sylv

Pickering middle grade fiction flexible 4-8 No

Aire, Ekiuwa

Oakville African History 2-6 No

MacLean, Stella

Riverview Suspense, Romance Any High school and beyond No

Thierry Llewellyn, Joy

Pender Island Screenwriting, Young Adult, Travel Writing, Memoir No limit, have presented from 10-500 people Elementary to high school, college to writing groups to film/TV/writing events No

Brown, Sharon

Robert’s Creek, BC Non-Fiction flexible 7-8 No

MacSkimming, Roy

Ottawa, Kingston, Toronto areas Fiction and non-fiction Any No

Födi, Lee Edward

Vancouver Juvenile Fiction 30-300 K-8 No

Swan, Dane

Toronto Poetry/Spoken Word Poetry Prefer classrooms, but flexible Flexible No

Burakowski, Ella

Toronto Historical Non-Fiction, specifically the Holocaust Any size - minimum 25 6 through High School No

Kasaboski, Tracy

Memoir Any Any No

Cusmano, Domenic

Montreal Creative writing 10-100 General audience No

Matthews, Cynthia

CHESLEY writing short fiction 15-60 -adult -people who enjoy short fiction and those who might aspire to trying to write short fiction No

Bishop, Bruce

Halifax Historical Fiction OR Travel & Lifestyle Journalism 10 + (Zoom or In-Person) Adults No

Wallace, Ian

Brookline, Massachusetts Fiction 100 K-12 No

Firth, John

Whitehorse history/non-fiction/the art of independent publishing any size No

Taekema, Sylvia

Chatham Children's fiction However many fit comfortably in the room you've chosen 1-8 No

Barclay, Michael

Toronto Biography, non-fiction, Canadian music, Canadian history Any Grades 8-12 No

Tysdal, Daniel Scott

Poetry, Fiction, and Screenwriting (Short Film) 10-200 Kindergarten to Grade 12 No

Cichosz, Maria

Lakefield Fiction or Non-Fiction Any No

Yeung, Catherine

Vancouver Poetry, creative nonfiction, LGBTQ+, Asian Canadian Any Age group: Adults No

Sawyer, Don

Any children's; YA any No

Parmar, Kalwant Singh Nadeem

Poetry, Fiction No

Gray, Anne

Fiction 60 No

Mulder, Michelle

Victoria children's fiction (picture books / early readers) 5-90 No

Wagner, Bernadette

Treaty 4, Regina Poetry, Spoken Word, Nonfiction, YA 3+ Any No

Gates, Michael

Whitehorse Popular history 5 to 500 Primarily adult audiences, but i have spoken to classes in the upper grades No

Bhathena, Tanaz

Mississauga Young Adult, Short Stories 20-60 8-12 No

Kelly, Anne C.

Historical Fiction 4-7 No

Delaronde, Deborah

Metis 60 1 - 8 No

MacDonald, Tanis

Waterloo manuscript preparation 10-50 adult learners No

Thomas, H. Nigel

Greenfield Park Fiction and poetry any size Adolescents and adults Yes

Pateman, Annette

Children's Picture Book, fiction, Negotiable K1- k7 Yes

Lohans, Alison

Regina, SK Fiction 100 K-through high school Yes

Haynes, Diane

Vancouver YA Any 4-12 Yes

Chan, Marty

Edmonton Fiction, theatre, comedy Any K - 12 Yes

Grant, Joyce

Toronto Avoiding Fake News, Picture books, Journalism, Media Literacy, Literacy, Writers' Craft, Critical Thinking Small or large groups are fine. K-9 Yes

Anderson, R.J.

Stratford middle grade, YA, fantasy, science fiction, mystery any 4-12 Yes

Brouwer, Sigmund

Rock and Roll Literacy -- using the power of story in all writing up to 400 k-8 Yes

Hoff, Andrea

Vancouver Speculative comics; Graphic memoir; Visual writing 5-500 School-aged children, youth, and adults Yes

Paterson, Pamela

Kingston nonfiction unlimited Yes

Wylie, Bettyjane

Toronto, ON Drama, Fiction, Non-F., Poetry, Tales, Film 30 plus K-12 Yes

Roy, Zoë S.

Toronto Literary fiction up to 20 Adults Yes

Slaven, Marissa

Hamilton YA eco-fiction flexible 7-12 Yes

Demchuk, David

Toronto Horror/Literary Less than 500 Grade 10 + Yes

Blake, Becky

Toronto novel, short story, creative nonfiction Yes

Brewer, Nic

Kitchener Fiction Any 10-12 Yes

Bursey, Jeff

Edmonton Fiction; non-fiction Any size Adults Yes

Wimsett, David

Kentville All Up to 20 Beginning to experienced writers - teens to adults Yes

Loughead, Deb

Toronto, ON Children’s and YA fiction, children’s poetry flexible k-12 Yes

Roitman, Gina

St-Colomban Historical Fiction, Memoir writing 15- 150 Adults, Seniors Yes

Upjohn, Rebecca

Toronto. ON Children's fiction and non-fiction 60-ish/somewhat flexible K-6 Yes

Galat, Joan Marie

Greater Edmonton Region Fiction and Nonfiction (including STEM and STEAM content with a focus on astronomy) 75 or negotiable Sessions available for all grades, mixed groups, family audiences, and adults. Yes

Hetherington, Victoria

Toronto Drama; Fiction; Creative Nonfiction Flexible 6 - 12 Yes

Hunter, Bruce

Toor hill Fiction, poetry, essay, life writing. 1-100 Teens to seniors Yes

Hahn, Lindsay

Calgary Fantasy fiction, middle grade 15 to 500 Middle grade (grades 3 to 7) Yes

Kacer, Kathy

Toronto Historical fiction and non-fiction 125 4-8 Yes

Phillips, Wendy

Gabriola Island Poetry as the voice of adolescence, The Creative Process, 50-100 Ages 10 to adult Yes

Comeau, Wendy

Toronto SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational Yes

Winters, Kari-Lynn

St. Catharines Children's Literature, Drama, Non-Fiction, Picturebooks, Poetry Up to 500 Toddlers, Children, Teens, Adults Yes

Banyard, Antonia

Nelson children's non-fiction up to 30 in person 7-14 years, grades 2-8 Yes

Kuyek, Joan Newman

Ottawa non-fiction can vary 10-13 Yes

Carter, Anne

Toronto, ON Fiction flexbile k-12 Yes

Mason, Adrienne

Vancouver Island Non-fiction, Children's Writing Approx. 100 K to Adult Yes

Douglas, Tom

Oakville Canada's Military Heritage; Travel; Memoir Writing Any All Yes

McCann, James

Vancouver Young Adult Fiction Any 5-adult Yes

White, Susan

Young Adult Fiction 10-100 4-12 Yes

Charleson, Karen

TOFINO Fiction Any size Grades 7 and up. Yes

Peetoom, Laura

Toronto Children's literature 35 or fewer K-5 and 6-12 Yes

Reaume, Marilyn

Stoney Creek Children's Poetry 300 Age 8-14 Yes

Tamberg, Urve

Toronto Historical fiction (WWII) and non-fiction (writing) flexible 7 to adult Yes

Berg, Sharon

Charlottetown, NL, A0C 1L0 Poetry, First Nations Education (History) one classroom (up to two classes) or an auditorium grade 2 -12 Yes

Toffanello, Paul

Vancouver, BC / New Liskeard, ON Middle Grade Fiction & Juvenile Fiction 5-500 Classroom/Student groups from grades 4-8 for middle grade fiction. Ages 9-13 Classroom/student groups from grades 1-3 for juvenile fiction. Ages 6-8 Yes

Hoque, Shahanaz

Mississauga Poem, inspirational song, motivational speech, Art open Jk to Adult Yes

Stapley, Marissa

Toronto Fiction Any size Any grade Yes

Skrypuch, Marsha

Brantford YA, middle-grade novels, picture books. negotiable k to adult Yes

Nyoka, Gail

Toronto Stage plays, creative writing, storytelling Negotiable 4 - 7 Yes

Button, Lana

Burlington picture books Yes

Lewis, Amanda

Perth Writing for children and young adults 100+ Ages 9 - adult Yes

Glenn-Copeland, Elizabeth

Parrsboro Fiction / Poetry / Playwriting / Personal Essays / Speech Writing Minimum 6 / Maximum 20 per class 4 - 12 Yes

Wickenden, Dave

Sudbury Fiction 20-30 9-12 Yes

Deed, Jaswant

Brampton POETRY ALL AGE GROUPS Yes

Drobnies, Adrienne

Vancouver Poetry Any size School age through all adult age groups Yes

Sorochinsky, Jo

Ottawa Memoir/Historical/Holocaust Any Secondary school and adult Yes

Mordecai, Pamela

TORONTO poetry, fiction Any adults and children, all school grades, Yes

Saba, Maria

Ottawa Fiction, creative nonfiction, fairytales and fabels 5 to 100 1 to 12 (6 years up) Yes

Eugster, Rachel

Ottawa Children's literature; fiction Yes

Körner, Miriam

Air Ronge Young Adult and Picture Book max. 60 k-12 Yes

Pirani, Ayaz

Poetry As appropriate 7-12 Yes

Nickel, Barbara

Yarrow Poetry up to 200 Adults Yes

Norris, Daniela I.

Montreal Fiction, Non Fiction 100 adults interested in inspired fiction and non fiction and/or historical fiction for teens ages 12-17 Yes

Davis, Aubrey

Toronto, ON Fiction 100 JK-12 Yes

Hodge, Deborah

Vancouver. BC children's nonfiction and picture books 2-3 classes in schools and libraries; more at conferences Most suitable for Grades 1-7, but can speak to any age group Yes

Tregebov, Rhea

Vancouver poetry, fiction, picture books up to 200 kindergarten to 12 Yes

Herrera, Mia

Fiction Yes

Dickson, Alessia

Toronto Young Adult Fantasy Any Grades 4 to 12 Yes

Nesbitt, Karen

Montreal Writing for Young Adults, Memoir, Memoir for Teens, Mini-Memoir, Creative Non-Fiction Any Size All ages 12-adult, including seniors Yes

Kirzner-Priest, Eli

Kamakura, Japan Creative writing and/or Japan and/or science fiction Any Adult Yes

Stinson, Kathy

Rockwood Fiction, Children's, Young Adult 60 1-12 Yes

Charles, Norma

Vancouver, BC Juvenile Fiction 100 k-6 Yes

Wilton Katz, Welwyn

London Children’s & YA Fiction, postcard stories unlimited, if good site 5 and up (adults too) Yes

Snow, Jennifer

Edmonton Romance or Thriller 1-100 10-12 Yes

Westcott, Frank

Alliston/ON/Canada... often Las Vegas... or Roaming Here 'n There Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, Songwriting Any All Yes

Gregersen, Leif

Edmonton Poetry/Creative Writing/Mental Health coping and recovery/addiction recovery Have extensive experience speaking to everything from 6 person staff meetings to University Lecture Halls as well as larger audiences with radio and television K-12 Yes

Black, Lucy E.M.

Port Perry Fiction 10-100 High School Yes

Lazurko, Anne

Weyburn Fiction /Non-fiction 6-12 Adult: ages 16 to 100 Yes

Giuliano, David

Marathon Spirituality, Writing, Healthcare-Patient Perspective, story telling. Have spoken at events for audiences of 15 to 3,500 Adults, healthcare workers, writers, spiritual seekers, cancer patients and family Yes

McMaster, Margaret J.

Kingsville Children's Literature Up to 35, in a classroom, library, or bookstore setting. Ages 8 to 12 Yes

Wilson, Janet

Eden Mills near Guelph creative nonfiction and picture book fiction and nonfiction flexible K-12 Yes

Harlick, Robin

fiction 10-200 9-12 Yes

Dalrymple, Lisa

Fergus, ON Picture Books, Middle Grade Books, non-fiction, Habitat Protection, Early Writing Workshops, Aspiring Authors 100+ (Max. 30 for writers' workshop) K-8 Yes

Austen, Catherine

Gatineau children's fiction up to 100 Different presentations for all levels from JK to Adult Yes

Harris, Kate

Atlin Travel, memoir, nonfiction 10-1000 4-12 Yes

Deligoz, Onder

Toronto Reading, storytelling, workshop 5 to 100 1 to 12 Yes

DeLuca, Marjorie

Winnipeg Writing contemporary and historical suspense Any size Adult, 16 years and upwards. Yes

Stachniak, Eva

TORONTO Historical fiction 20 and up Adults Yes

Armstrong, Théodora

North Vancouver Fiction Any size Yes

Lakoseljac, Bianca

Tiny Fiction: novels, short stories. Poetry. Essay writing. 10+ TBA Yes

Connelly, Karen

Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry I am fine with small, intimate audiences or large groups. While my writing is considered 'adult' literature, I have material that is engaging to grade school audiences. I've read and workshopped with kids from Kindergarten up to Grade 12. My bk. Touch the Dragon is a high school text in some provinces. Yes

Priest, Robert

poetry, YA novels, songs From small groupings to an auditorium full age-appropriate material for any age jk - post secondary Yes

Albanese, Eleanor

Thunder Bay creative non-fiction, fiction, playwriting 8 + I am able to design workshops for all ages and abilities. Grades 1 to 12 Yes

Henderson, Keith

Montreal West Fiction Age 16 and up Yes

Donaher, Sareh

Poetry, Creative non-Fiction, Memoir Grade 1 - Adult Yes

Dagnino, Arianna

Vancouver Fiction, nonfiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, travel writing, reportage & feature stories, academic writing Any size Any age group Yes

Wood Barrett, Rebecca

Whistler middle grade fiction or adult writing workshops any Book Presentations for Schools & Libraries Age 9-12, Grades 4-6 Creative Writing Workshops: All Ages | Genres: fiction, non-fiction, children's writing, screenwriting Yes

Sibbald, Barbara

Ottawa fiction, editing 20 Adult learners Yes

Deen, Natasha

Edmonton YA, kidlit Flexible (200+) JK-Grade 12 Yes

Shields, Vanessa

Windsor Poetry, Fiction, Creativity, Memoir, Idea Generation Any I can adapt my presentations to meet the age/reading level/grade needed, including shifting presentations to match curriculum. Yes

Meyrick, Rich

New Dundee Middle-grade combining fact with fiction flexible 4-8 Yes

Perry, Daniel

Toronto fiction any Yes

McIlhone, Donald

Port Hood Creative Writing No limit. High School and Post-Secondary levels. Yes

Scharper, Hilary

Toronto Lecture/Presentation any size I have given talks to high-school and university groups, public audiences, as well as reading groups. Yes

Becker, Helaine

Toronto Children's fiction and non-fiction, YA any K-9 + Teacher Workshops Yes

Elza, Daniela

Vancouver poetry, non-fiction any audience Yes

Dawydiak, Orysia

Union Road Fiction, middle grade, YA Flexible 4 and up Yes

Clark, Richard

Oakville Children's - Chapter Books up to 60 per session 2-5 Yes

Rosenbaum, Bev

Toronto Middle grade and young adult contemporary Can tailor to any size! Can tailor presentations to middle school or high school students. Yes

Dunton, Jeremy

Sudbury generating ideas for writing 10-100 grades 4-8 Yes

Jennings, Sharon

Toronto Children's 50- ish Yes

Pitt, Steve

Rutherglen Non-Fiction and Fiction Twenty to Fifty per session Six to Twelve Yes

Camlot, Heather

Toronto Middle grade, fiction, nonfiction, journalism 30 for workshops, large groups fine for presentations 3 and up Yes

Mulholland, David

Ottawa historical fiction 30? 10 to 12 Yes

Romanuk, Paul

Toronto Sports and/or sports broadcasting any 1-6 Yes

Hudson, Allan

Dieppe Action/adventure. Crime fiction. Historical Fiction. Short Stories Any Any Yes

Baird Warren, Jane

Ayer's Cliff Middle Grade Classroom Yes

Thompson, Ron

Toronto Fiction (satire, historical). Reading or discussion of my work or inspiration Any Any Yes

Sadler, Judy-Ann

London Stories, creativity, crafts 50-60 JK-Grade 6 Yes

Tanaka, Shelley

Kingston MG/YA non-fiction, essay writing Max. 30 for workshop 5 and up Yes

Korman, Gordon

Thornhill, ON Fiction Unlimited 3-10 Yes

With, Cathleen

Vancouver Fiction Writing, Workshop, Story telling, Young Adult writing 3-500 7-12, university Yes

McLeod, Heather

Thunder Bay children's literature 10+ children, parents and their educators, toddlers to teens (tailored to suit audience) Yes

Okun Hill, Debbie

Poetry Yes

deGroot, Renny

Port Hope Historical Fiction 10 - 100 7 and up Yes

McNicoll, Sylvia

Burlington, ON fiction, non-fiction 60-200 Grades 3-6 or grades 6-8. High school Creative Writing Yes

London, Erica

Oshawa children No limit Intended age groups: 3-13 years old Grades: JK- 8 Yes

Wood, Maggie L.

London, ON YA Fantasy 75 4-12 Yes

Hughes, Susan

Toronto Children's 25 - 70 1 - 6 Yes

Dance, Jennifer

Stouffville Young Adult Any size 5-6, 7-8, 9-12 Yes

Yuan-Innes, Melissa

Fiction (mystery/thriller, fantasy, science fiction), non-fiction (health and medicine because I'm an emergency doctor; travel; memoir); humour; from picture books to Derringer-nominated whodunits, for all ages Flexible JK-univeristy Yes

Shaben, Carol

Vancouver Creative nonfiction, literary journalism any Middle & High School, University, General Public Yes

Dolman, Anita

Ottawa Writing, literacy, LGBTQ2+ rights 10-1000 Any Yes

Botha, Danila

Toronto Fiction, literary fiction, novel writing, short stories/short fiction Any size is fine all ages are fine Yes

Falcone, L.M.

Toronto, ON Fiction 90-100 4-8 Yes

Daher, Anita

Winnipeg, MB Children, Juvenile, Young Adult 10-120 K-12 Yes

Powell, Marie

Regina Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction 5-15 people Adults, Young Adults, Grades 6-12 Yes

Walters, Eric

Guelph Fiction/Non-fiction/Novels/Picture Books/First Chapter Books/ 50 - 200 k - 12 Yes

Buchanan, Elizabeth

Salt Spring Island Writing and storytelling Up to 60 K-12 Yes

Winter, Wendy

Squamish Young children to aspiring writers Any Wendy Winter, M.Ed., is an experienced teacher who has enjoyed working with every age student group from Kindergarten through to grade 12 and even university. Consequently, she can skillfully adjust the presentation to the group's grade and needs. Yes

Theis, Leona

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Fiction, memoirs, personal essays Readers and writers. Yes

Macpherson, Margaret

Deep River Fiction, memoir, non fiction, poetry All sizes Young adult and adult. Can work with younger children Yes

Beck, Andrea

Caledon East Picture books 65 JK to grade 8 Yes

Haworth-Attard, Barbara

London YA and middle-grade no limit ages 5 to 17 Yes

Wallace, Jade

Windsor Collaborative Poetry Any Any Yes

Marshall, Yolanda T

Toronto CARIBBEAN/AFRICAN Picture Books Any All ages Yes

Kessler, Deirdre

Toronto and environs children's fiction and adult poetry any size is fine Yes

Adams, Rebekkah

Owen Sound Therapeutic Writing, Narrative Therapy, Resilience and Hope Through Creativity Any Size Adults Yes

Dunn, Mark D.

Sault Ste Marie Poetry, Songwriting, Short Fiction 20 max 4 - postsecondary Yes

Conn, Heather

Vancouver/Sunshine Coast Nonfiction; Picture book fiction; creative nonfiction 10 people to 1,000 Kindergarten, grade ones to grade three High school Adults, middle-aged and up Yes

Romanek, Trudee

Barrie, ON Non-fiction, research 50 All Yes

Bennett, Carolyn

Brockville Satire and Humour in Writing and Life 10-35 Yes

Somerville, Janet

Toronto Literary nonfiction: Gellhorn & Hemingway in the 1930s/1940s; WWII women war correspondents; Martha Gellhorn's social justice writing Any size Grade 6 & up Yes

Johnson, Terry

Whitefish Falls middle grade fiction 2 - 8 Yes

Staunton, Ted

Port Hope Fiction flexible K-12 Yes

Ditmars, Hadani

often in transit Creative non-fiction/Narrative Journalism any size Yes

Munteanu, Nina

Toronto science fiction & fantasy, general fiction, creative nonfiction, eco-fiction, climate fiction, cli-fi all sizes secondary and up Yes

Taylor, Jowi

Toronto Canadian history and diversity, multiculturalism, reconciliation, music. Mostly full-school assemblies of whatever size. Additional classroom or club special visits also available in addition. 4-12 Yes

Marjerrison, Lara Margaret

Toronto Poetry & Spoken Word Any 6 through 12, College Yes

Barrett, Gavin

Toronto Poetry Any All Yes

Dumas, Jacqueline

Dartmouth Fiction, Memoir Any Adult Yes

Gugler, Laurel Dee

Toronto, ON Children's Fiction, Novel & picture books flexible jk-6 Yes

Madott, Darlene

Etobicoke, Toronto PERFORMANCE PRESENTATION 100 ADULT Yes

Woodward, Caroline

New Denver and/or Parksville in 2022 Fear & Imagination for children, Excerpts from fiction or memoir with or without slides for adults 20 to 425+, depending on age and format Yes

Rempel, Al

Prince George Poetry 30 8-12 Yes

Johnson, Naj

Brampton Children and Poetry 100 My Magnificent Hair Presentation is geared for all ages. I Come As I Am Reflections in Verses Presentation is geared towards high school, college, university students and adults. Yes

McLellan, Stephanie

Newmarket Picture Books, Mid Grade 50-60 K-3 (for picture books); Grade 5-8 (for mid grade novel) Yes

Barker, Michelle

Vancouver Historical fiction, picture book, poetry, short fiction, YA Any Historical fiction: grades 9-12 Picture book: grades 1-3 Short fiction and poetry: any age Yes

Hancock, Lyn

Lantzville, BC Non-Fiction Flexible 4 and up Yes

Hagen, Jamella

whitehorse Poetry, fiction, nonfiction Variable Adults Yes

Decter, Nora

Winnipeg Fiction, Memoir, Young Adult Adaptable Grade 6 and up Yes

MacKinnon, Renny

Bewdley Historical 10 to 100 7 and up Yes

Tucker, Heather

Ajax Popular Fiction Any General, teens to seniors Yes

Bogart, Jo Ellen

Guelph, ON Fiction 80 Three grade levels in each talk K-6 Yes

Khan, Rukhsana

Toronto, ON Fiction 100 k-12 Yes

Pitawanakwat, Kenn

Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve fiction,non-fiction, memoir, Indigenous, Ottawa Language/culture any size 1-12 baccalaureate, post baccalaureate - PH.d. Yes

Frizzell, Colin

Toronto, ON Young Adult/Teen/Screenplays 75 max. (for presentations) 30 max. (for workshops) 5 and up Yes

Heartfield, Kate

Ottawa How Stories Matter any 7 to 12 Yes

McKay, Sharon E.

Charlottetown Fiction, non fiction, commercial writing Flexible Flexible Yes

Tarnopolsky, Damian

Toronto Fiction/Reflective writing 20-100 7-12 Yes

Corr, John

Hamilton Fiction Any Children, adults, aspiring writers, readers. Yes

Favro, Terri

Toronto Science fiction and popular science (especially robotics and artificial intelligence) Unlimited Late teens to adult Yes

Mossallanejad, Ezat

Toronto Torture, trauma, human rights, tyranny, religion, Islam, LGBTQI, war, genocide, refugee protection, exile, crimes against humanity, impunity, story-telling, Farsi literature, disability, children's rights, and satire Any size Any age group, any reading level or grades Yes

Peck, Frances

North Vancouver Author talk and reading Any size Adult readers or writers, especially of literary fiction Yes

Everest, Beth

Calgary poetry, fiction any any Yes

Love, K. Ann

King City, ON (short drive to Toronto, Peel, York) Children's Non-Fiction 75 (w/ teachers) 3-12 Yes

Revelle, Rick

Napanee Historical Fiction - 1300's Pre-contact Canada Any size Grades JK to 12 Yes

MacLean, Wendy

Brockville Poetry reading; nature and spirit; exploring creativity; poetry and healing; drawing from the depths of soul; any size. Adult, or young adults exploring their creativity; developing their own voice Yes

Farrell Holler, Sue

Grande Prairie Children's/Young Adult Negotiable Typically in groupings of K-Gr 3, Gr 4-5, Gr 7-9, Gr 10-12, adult. Sue is an experienced presenter who enjoys working in mixed groupings of any ages at festivals, conferences and events. Yes

Zimmermann, Werner

Guelph writing and illustrating children's books <75 4-12 Yes

MacDonald, Hugh

Brudenell, PEI Poetry, Fiction, Childrens' Picture Books Flexible k-12 Yes

Anderson-Dargatz, Gail

Salmon Arm fiction any middle and high school grades Yes

Lendrum, Bonnie

Carlisle Palliative Care, Aging, Literacy 10-300 Adult Yes

Dowding, Philippa

Toronto A Writer's Life Any size Grades 3 and up, also dependent upon the book discussed Yes

Scarsbrook, Richard

Toronto Fiction, Poetry Any Adult, Teen, Middle Grade Yes

Wearing, Judy

Kingston/Belleville - will travel Nonfiction any Yes

Dunnion, Kristyn

Toronto General Fiction - Science Fiction/Fantasy flexible Yes

Champagne, Lyse

Ottawa Historical fiction, Human rights, Refugee issues 11-12 Yes

Hohn, Nadia L

Toronto Children's, Middle Grade, Young Adult 200 K to 12 Yes

Hutsell-Manning, Linda

Cobourg, ON Fiction, memoir, poetry, playwriting, juvenile novels, picture books 30-35 Kindergarten to Grade 3 - picture books and play creation Grade 4 to 6 or 7 - time-travel novels, play writing Grade 7 to 12 - short stories, novel, play writing Adult - Fiction, memoir, poetry, play writing, juvenile novels, picture books Yes

Gunnery, Sylvia

Crescent Beach, NS fiction 60/ 20 2-12 Yes

Maruno, Jennifer

Burlington Fiction 30-75 3-10 Yes

Chapman, Susan Margaret

Toronto picture book fiction 30-60 K-4 Yes

Hartley, Julie

Toronto Fiction, Playwriting, Poetry 10-100 5-8 Yes

Molavi, Fereshteh

Toronto Fiction Secondary Schools Yes

Toews, Mitchell

Rennie/Trearty 1 and 3 lands: In the boreal forest just north of the Fiftieth latitude in eastern Manitoba. Situated on Métis land: Anishinabe Waki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ Fiction Small Emerging writers beginning or re-commencing a writing career later in life. Yes

Edwards, Frank B.

Kingston Picture book, juvenile novel, adult non-fiction any size all Yes

Thornhill Verma, Jenn

Ottawa creative nonfiction (history, memoir, narrative); can include an art element any 3-6 Yes

Grant, Vicki

Halifax Children's and Young Adult Up to 150 (but please - not in gyms or cafeterias) 5 through 12 Yes

Peterson, Lois

Nanaimo Children's fiction, creative writing, storytelling 15-200 Yes

Kusugak, Michael

Arnes Children's Literature 70 - 100 age dependant Yes

Bass, Karen

Hamilton Children's Fiction, Historical Fiction, Writing Process Any Ages 10 to adult. Yes

Silver, Erin

Toronto COVID-19 Pandemic, nonfiction for kids, fiction writing for kids any 3-6 Yes

Alladin, Erin

Parry Sound region Picture Book Up to 35 PreK to Grade 1, Grade 1 to Grade 3 Yes

Downie, Glen

Toronto, ON Poetry 20 (wrkshp), 60 (reading) 9-12 Yes

Cassidy, Sean

Mono Picture Books 70 1-12, adults also Yes

Ludwig, Sidura

Fiction any size - I am confortable in a classroom setting, or a larger group 3 and up Yes

Burtinshaw, Julie

Vancouver Young Adult, Fiction and non-fiction ten people and up Adults and college students Teenagers Anyone with an interest in writing Yes

Sher, Emil

Young adult fiction, picture books, stage plays Flexible Grade 1 - 12 Yes

Crump, Jennifer

Nonfiction, Journalism, Corporate Writing, Careers in Writing Any 2-12 Yes

Sobat, Gail Sidonie

Edmonton YA Fiction, Fantasy, Poetry; Literary Fiction, Poetry (adults) negotiable Grades 4-6, 7-12, Adults Yes

Braid, Kate

Victoria and Pender Island Poetry or creative non-ficction Any size Any age, competent reading level, Grade 8 up. Yes

Wilson, John

Vancouver, Victoria Historical Fiction/ writing flexible 5 to 10 Yes

Dunleavy, Deborah

Brockville Fiction, storytelling flexible flexible Yes

Lapointe, Annette

Grande Prairie short fiction, novels (literary and slipstream) any My work is appropriate for older teens and adults. Yes

Bertin, Johanna

Smithfield biography worksop size 8-10 elementary school students to senior's home residents Yes

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