Participating Authors

Author City Genre Audience size Grades Northern Programsort descending

Florczak, Margaret Jean Adam

Surrey & Sooke Creative Non Fiction any No

Sneyd, Lola

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

MacSkimming, Roy

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

Mills, Judith Christine

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

Sobat, Gail Sidonie

Edmonton YA Fiction, Fantasy, Poetry negotiable 4-6, 7-12, adult No

Rosenblum, Rebecca

Toronto Fiction any No

Swan, Dane

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

Barclay, Michael

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

Miller, Ruth

Toronto, ON Rhyming Text 30 k-3 No

Levy, Myrna Neuringer

Toronto, ON Fiction 50 2-8 No

Andersen, Marguerite

Toronto, ON Fiction, Poetry 20 7-8 No

Wallace, Ian

Brookline, Massachusetts Fiction 100 K-12 No

Leck, James

Dartmouth Young Adult 20-200 4-12 No

Irwin, Sue

Nonfiction for Children and YA Negotiable 3 to 8 No

Topperman, Caroline

Writing - General Any 10+ No

Jones, Gerry

Regina Fiction, Non-Fiction, Journalism Flexible No

Gill, Stephen

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

Penne, A. S.

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

Keith, Julie

fiction No

Orford, Emily-Jane Hills

North Gower Canadian history 20-30 3 and up No

Haigh, Jerry

Wildlife; Africa; Veterinary Medicine; Adventure; No

Crewe, Megan

Toronto Young Adult fiction Flexible 6-12 No

Misri, Angela

Toronto fiction, mystery, journalism, creative writing, history, historical fiction 100 5-12 No

Kilbourne, Christina

Greater Toronto Area Readings Available for Tween, Young Adult, Adult Any size Grades 5 and up No

Schwartz, Ellen

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

Wishinsky, Frieda

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

Silver, Eve

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

Beam, Matt

Toronto Young Adult 75 5 to 8 No

Schafrick, Ron

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

Maviglia, Joseph

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

Blake, Becky

Toronto Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Any 6-12 No

Shipley, Jocelyn

Toronto, ON YA 60 6-12 No

Leavey, Peggy Dymond

Trenton, ON Fiction 70-100 4-8 No

Scrimger, Richard

Cobourg, ON Fiction flexible k-8 No

Burningham, Bradd

Windsor, ON Fiction flexible 3-12 No

Kirk, Heather

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

Pignat, Caroline

Fiction No

Taekema, Sylvia

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

Johnston, Simon

Vancouver Historical Fiction 12 and up 10 and up No

Reidel, Marion

Guelph Short Fiction 15 - 30 9 - 12 No

Mills-Milde, Valerie

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

Winters, Kari-Lynn

St. Catharines, Ontario picture books, poetry, drama, non-fiction 500 max. ELKP-grade 12, as well as College/University-level No

Choyce, Lesley

East Lawrencetown, NS Fiction flexible 4-8 No

Sawyer, Don

Any children's; YA any No

Baxter, Jean Rae

Kingston Y/A Fiction no limit 6 to 12 No

Kennedy, Fred W.

Historical Fiction No

Graham, Dr. Olga

DON MILLS, non-fiction No

Faryon, Cynthia J.

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

Moore, Christopher

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

Black, Arthur

Saltspring Island, BC Non-Fiction flexible 9-12 No

Kellerhals-Stewart, Heather

Heriot Bay, BC Fiction 60 k-8 No

Dyer, Bernadette

Toronto, ON Fiction flexible 8/up No

Tsabari, Ayelet

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

MacKay, Elly

Owen Sound Picture Books upto 90 students JK - 5 No

Parry, Caroline Balderston

Ottawa/Montreal Non-Fiction 100 k-8 No

Godkin, Celia

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

Cotter, Charis

St. John's Children's Fiction 60 4 to 6 No

Renaud, Anne

Westmount Powerpoint presentation on Canadian history 30 No

Smith, Heather T.

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

Curtis, Andrea

Toronto YA fiction, middle grade nonfiction, picture books 15-300 4-12 No

Farrell Holler, Sue

Children's Literature Maximum 75 K-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 No

Spring, Debbie

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

Downie, Mary Alice

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

Jackson, Melanie

Vancouver The elements that go into writing a story, with both mythology and my young-adult mysteries as the example. flexible Intermediate No

Stevenson, Robin

Victoria YA and children's fiction any No

Leahy, Stephen

Non-fiction: Science and Environment any 4 to university No

Shortell, Ann

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

Banyard, Antonia

Nelson Middle grade non-fiction Negotiable Grades 2-7 No

Evans Shaw, Susan

Hamilton Non-fiction No

Lawson, Julie

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

Campbell, Sandra

Toronto Playing with Memory and Imagination 20 7-12 No

Thornhill, Jan

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

Long, Angela

Creative Nonfiction any all No

Young, Dianne

Martensville Picture Books up to 60 K-4 No

Booker, Jean

Bobcaygeon, ON Fiction flexible 4-6 No

Gilmore, Rachna

Ottawa, ON Fiction 80 1-8 No

Leedahl, Shelley A.

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

Brewster, Hugh

Toronto Non-fictio No

Moga, Irina

Toronto Poetry No

Brenna, Beverley

Saskatoon Canadian Children's Literature negotiable negotiable No

Falconer, Tim

Toronto Non-fiction Grade 9 and up No

Shmelzer, Anne

Madoc fiction up to fifty 11 and 12 No

Toten, Teresa

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

Lee, Day's

Montreal Fiction No

Silverthorne, Judith

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

Smith, Caighlan

Ottawa Reading & Author Talk/Creative Writing Workshop Small class to full auditorium for presentation/10-40 for workshop (some flexibility) 4-12 No

Methot, Suzanne

Nanaimo non-fiction, fiction, memoir, picture books, Indigenous issues, Canadian history, equity and inclusion (Indigenous, women, LGBTQ+), reconciliation, junior/intermediate/secondary writing workshops, create-a-book field trips 15 for writing workshops, 30 for create-a-book field trips, flexible for readings and presentations 4-12 No

Watt, Kelly

Hamilton, Ontario Walking Meditation and Mindful Creative Writing 100 6-12 No

Rossi, Erno Delano

Niagara Peninsula Oral Histories Books and DVD's Gymnasium Size 5 to university No

Binning, Sadhu

Greater Vancouver Punjabi Diaspore Poetry and fiction No

Drache, Sharon Abron

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

Quattrocchi, Marina

Toronto Dreams/Ethical Psychology no limit No

Bowie, Chuck

Fredericton Suspense-Thriller Various, Usu. Classroom 9-12, College, University No

Kerbel, Deborah

Thornhill YA and Middle Grade up to 100 4-8 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

O'Cinneide, C.S.

Guelph Literary thriller & magical realism Up to 500 Grade 9 and up No

Haworth-Attard, Barbara

London, ON Fiction 30-200 4-12 No

Lindquist, N. J.

Markham mystery, teen fiction, fantasy, journalism negotiable No

Beasley, David

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

Burtch, Brian

North Vancouver Non-fiction No

Marlatt, Daphne

Vancouver poetry, fiction, essay No

Patz, Deborah S.

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

Dawson, Willow

Toronto Comics, graphic novels, picture books 5-150 All grades No

Bower, Annette

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

Kelly, Anne C.

Historical Fiction 4-7 No

Porter, Helen Fogwill

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

Read, Janet

Toronto Fiction, Poetry flexbile 5-12 No

Glickman, Susan

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

Freeman, Bill

Toronto, ON Fiction 120 5-8 No

Gray, Anne

Fiction 60 No

Mulder, Michelle

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

Strube, Cordelia

Toronto Literary Fiction 5-25 No

Walker, Ruth E.

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

Sewell, Anna Marie

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

Wayne, Joyce

Oakville Fiction up to 35 students Grade 7 to 12 No

Chiang, Sylv

Pickering middle grade fiction flexible 4-8 No

Leslie, Mark

Waterloo Ghost Stories Any 5 through 12 No

Wilson, Budge

Hubbards, NS Fiction 60 3-6 No

Crook, Marion

Gibsons Fiction, Non-Fiction 50 4-8 No

Ellis, Deborah

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

Hall, Phil

poetry No

Greenwood, Barbara

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

Shapiro, Simon

Toronto Science Up to 30 preferred 7 and up No

Kohanyi, Julius

Toronto fiction, science fiction, fantasy flexible No

Borkowski, Andrew J.

Toronto Multiculturalism, Creative Writing any No

Berwick, Dennison

Toronto non-fiction, nature, adventure No

Brown, Sharon

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

da costa, paulo

Calgary Fiction and Poetry flexible 6 to 12 No

Parmar, Nadeem

Poetry, Fiction No

Abdou, Angie

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

Roitman, Gina

St-Colomban Personal Identity and Tolerance 25 - 500 Secondary Cycle 2, Cycle 1 (Grades 7+8); Senior High School No

Aihoshi, Susan

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

Körner, Miriam

La Ronge, SK Young Adult and Picture Book max. 60 k-12 No

Jansen in de Wal, John

Scarborough Poetry / Fiction 20 absolute max No

McCracken, Hugh T.

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

Barnes, Mike

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

Echlin, Kim

southern ontario fiction and mythology No

Bryant, Jill

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

Coates, Jan L.

Wolfville (also GTA) children's fiction up to 75 P-9 No

Vermond, Kira

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

Pierson, Ruth Roach

Poetry No

Drabek, Jan

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

Mills, David

Toronto, ON Fiction, Poetry Flexible 9-12 No

Salata, Estelle

Fiction No

Giangrande, Carole

Toronto, ON Fiction, Nonfiction flexible 9-12 No

Green, Dawn

Victoria YA Fiction/Creative Writing 30-100 7-12 No

Rowntree, Lenore

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

Johnston, Julie

Peterborough, ON YA fiction, Adult fiction about 60 6,7,8 No

Cowley, Christine E.

Southern Ontario Community Oral History 10 - 250 No

Freeman, Victoria

Toronto Non-Fiction / Memoir flexible 6-12 No

Bow, James

GTA, K-W, London, Hamilton and Area fantasy, science fiction, young adult up to 125 5-8 No

Rivera, Patria

Toronto Poetry Any size 5-12 No

Greer, Daphne

middle readers/YA 60 3 - 6 No

Midgley, Peter

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

Joyce, Mere

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

Borson, Roo

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

Födi, Lee Edward

Vancouver Juvenile Fiction 30-300 K-8 No

Arato, Rona

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

Canton, Licia

St. Leonard short stories, creative nonfiction, nonfiction, children's stories 10 to 70 Grades 4 to 12 No

Shields, Vanessa

Windsor Focus onPoetry - also Writing Life/Editing&Revising/Young Adult/Memoir Any (workshops can be catered to small or large groups) JK - 12 No

Bhathena, Tanaz

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

Melanson, Arlene Evelyn

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

Peterson, Shelley

TBA YA fiction any 6 to 9 No

Hancock, Pat

Toronto non-fiction, short stories 25-45 No

Munro, Jane

Vancouver poet No

Mordecai, Pamela

Kitchener Poetry/Stories(Adult & Children); Plays any any No

Bunea, Vlad

Toronto Absurd realism, Satire, SF Any Any No

Burtinshaw, Julie

Vancouver Young Adult/Teen Fiction 10+ no limit 7-college level No

Maitland, Colette

Gananoque Fiction Flexible Grades 4-12 No

McDonnell, Kathleen

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

Kasper, Vancy

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

Lee, John B.

Brantford, ON Ficiton, Poetry flexible k-12 No

O'Donnell, Liam

London Children's Fiction & Graphic Novels 60 max 4-8 No

Bar-el, Dan

Vancouver children's books varies preschool - grade 9 No

Nash, Peta-Gaye

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

Giron, Sephera

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

Patkau, Karen

Toronto Information Picturebooks maximum 80 K to 6 No

Smith, John M.

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

Beissel, Henry

Ottawa poetry & drama any size No

Cohen, Marina

Markham Children's, YA no max. 4+ No

Ross, Stuart

Will travel. Poetry, Fiction Any No

Hobsbawn-Smith, dee

poetry, fiction, non-fiction, creative nonfiction 6+ 8-12 No

Burakowski, Ella

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

Peacock, Shane

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

Barton, Bob

Toronto, ON Fiction flexible K-8 No

Mirolla, Michael

Toronto Novels/Short Story Writing/Poetry 30 No

Zonailo, Carolyn

Montreal, QC Poetry 45 4-12 No

Winstanley, Nicola

Hamilton Picture Book Single classroom JK-4 No

Ruurs, Margriet

Children's Any K - 7 No

Sylvester, Kevin

Toronto Middle Grade students 100-150 3-6 No

Ohi, Ruth

Toronto Picture Books, KidLit Author/Illustrator, Getting Published, Workshops 120 (JK-Gr4), Larger is possible for older audiences/stadium seating. JK-Gr4 No

Clarke, George Elliott

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

Charles, Veronika Martenova

Toronto, ON Fiction Flexible K-8 No

Jaffe, Ellen S.

Hamilton, ON Poetry, Fiction varies 2-8 & high school No

Jailall, Peter

Mississauga and Toronto Poetry Variable 2 to 12 No

Dempster, Barry

York Region Poetry 20 - 40 4 - 12 No

Graham, Catherine

Toronto Poetry, Fiction Flexible 4-12 No

Browne, Heather

Fredericton short story 15 Senior High No

Tsiang, Sarah

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

Wood, Heather J.

Toronto Young Adult/Adult Crossover 8 and up No

Selway, Shawn

Hamilton recent Canadian history, Euro-Canadian and aboriginal relations Variable, but the topics raised require room and time for discussion. secondary school No

Smith, Steven Ross

Banff Poetry, fiction, non-fiction 40 all No

Doctor, Farzana

Toronto Literary Fictrion 10-100 No

Skidmore, Patricia

Nanaimo Canadian history any size 6-12 No

Dublin, Anne

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

Young, Jessica

Picture books and chapter books Up to 300 per presentation or 30 per workshop (preferred) Pre-K though 6th No

Huizinga Mills, Carolyn

Kitchener Picture Book Flexible K-8 No

Bennett, Carolyn

Toronto Fiction 10-50 11-12 No

Stewart, Donna

Wiarton, ON Fiction 60 3-8 No

Schmidt, Rene

Trenton Fiction, Non-Fiction, Disasters, History, Creative Writing 10 - 100 4 - 12 & adult No

Manson, Ainslie

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

Boudreau, Hélène

Children's No

Westerhof, Patricia

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

Bourke, Pat

Toronto YA Historical Fiction 30 to 100 4 and up No

Kaner, Etta

Toronto Non-fiction 60 4 - 6 No

Weber, Lori

Young Adult Fiction, Junior Fiction, Picture Books 25 - 40 All No

Scarsbrook, Richard

Toronto, ON Young Adult Fiction, Adult Fiction, Poetry negotiable 6 and up No

O'Keeffe, Frank

Calgary Fiction 150 4-8 No

Walsh, Ann

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

Cowan, Janice

Victoria children's, adult approx 30 No

Deckha, Nitin

Toronto; GTA Fiction 5-500 No

Levy, Joanne

Clinton Middle Grade Fiction Varies 4 - 8 No

Halton, Phil

Toronto Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction 10-30 9-12 No

Fielding, Joy

Toronto Fiction flexible 7-12 No

Dunn, Sonja

Toronto Fiction & Poetry 80 k-6 No

Bell, Wade

Calgary Fiction No

Messier, Mireille

Toronto GTA Children & Youth (FRENCH or ENGLISH) 5-50 JK-6 (French, French immersion or English) No

Storms, Patricia

Toronto Children's picture books Max 100 No

Capilongo, Domenico

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

Mills, Jean

Guelph Workshops/Presentations - Stretch The Writing Muscles; Real Life Is Everywhere in "Skating Over Thin Ice" 25 (maximum) 3-12 No

Conan, James A.

Toronto Picture Books 10-30 K-2 No

Homel, David

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

Paris, Erna

Toronto, ON literary non-fiction 1 or 2 classes combined 10-13 No

Cook, Gregory M.

Saint John, NB Poetry Flexible 6-12 No

Parkinson, Curtis

Bancroft, ON YA Fiction, picture books flexible k-8 No

Waltner-Toews, David

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

Olding, Susan

Vancouver All No

Jennings, Peter

Midland Non-fiction 10 and up any No

Romanek, Trudee

Barrie, ON Children's middle grade and young adult fiction and non-fiction ~80 3-10 No

Gauer, Kathleen

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

Hutsell-Manning, Linda

Cobourg, ON fiction, poetry, drama 30-35 Kgtn -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

Priest, Robert

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

Thompson, Kate J.

Manitoulin Island Fiction and non-fiction any size 3-12 Yes

Wilton Katz, Welwyn

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

With, Cathleen

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

Bass, Karen

Hamilton MG, YA Flexible 3-12 Yes

White, Susan

Young Adult Fiction 10-100 4-12 Yes

Rosenbaum, Bev

Toronto Pic books, MG, YA Any K-12 (can adapt to any age group!) Yes

Falcone, L.M.

Toronto, ON Fiction 90-100 4-8 Yes

Dance, Jennifer

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

Tamberg, Urve

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

Comeau, Wendy

Toronto SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational Yes

Charles, Norma

Vancouver, BC Juvenile Fiction 100 k-6 Yes

Antao-Xavier, Cheryl

Streetsville, Mississauga Self-Publishing professionally; Multicultural poetry any size elemen; middle and high school; post grad Yes

Wade, Michael

Strathroy, ON Children's Humour 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

Favro, Terri

Toronto Science Fiction; Non-Fiction (robotics and AI); Literary Fiction; Graphic Novels Any size High school grades 11 and 12 Yes

Eugster, Rachel

Ottawa Children's literature; fiction Yes

Somerville, Janet

Toronto Narrative nonfiction N/A 9-12 Yes

Love, K. Ann

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

Carmichael, L.E.

STEM varies with program selected K-12 Yes

Champagne, Lyse

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

Wickenden, Dave

Sudbury Fiction 20-30 9-12 Yes

Wylie, Betty Jane

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

Ditmars, Hadani

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

Meyrick, Rich

New Dundee Children's flexible 4-8 Yes

Button, Lana

Burlington picture books Yes

Groth, Darren

Vancouver YA Classes and Large Groups 5-12 Yes

Charleson, Karen

Tofino Fiction Any size Grades 7 and up. Yes

Gunnery, Sylvia

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

Carter, Anne Laurel

Toronto, ON Fiction flexbile k-12 Yes

Korman, Gordon

Thornhill, ON Fiction Unlimited 3-10 Yes

vernon, thom

GTA Fiction, Screenwriting, Performance, Academic/Critical Writing, Blogging 5-45 5-12 Yes

Glenn-Copeland, Elizabeth

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

Stinson, Kathy

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

Jackson, Chris

Ottawa Picture Books 30-60 1-6 Yes

Revelle, Rick

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

Chapman, Susan Margaret

Toronto picture book fiction 30-60 K-4 Yes

Owens, Ann-Maureen

Kingston Children's non-fiction, Canadian history flexible 3 - 5; 6 - 8; 9 -12 Yes

Demchuk, David

Toronto Horror/Literary Fiction 5 to 30 10+ Yes

Barnes, Michael

Minden Fiction, Non-Fiction 30 11-12 Yes

Peterson, Lois

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

McLeod, Heather

Thunder Bay fiction 5-800 preschool to high school and general public Yes

Walters, Eric

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

Decter, Nora

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

Prairie, Katherine

Kingston Fiction(Suspense/thriller/mystery); Geology, Environment, Women in Science and Technology Flexible for presentations; workshops limited to 40 participants Grades 7 and up Yes

McNicoll, Sylvia

Burlington, ON Fiction 100 3-12 Yes

Mulholland, David

Ottawa historical fiction 30? 10 to 12 Yes

Molavi, Fereshteh

Toronto Fiction Secondary Schools Yes

Krossing, Karen

Toronto, ON Fiction for kids and teens 100 4-12 Yes

Khan, Rukhsana

Toronto, ON Fiction 100 k-12 Yes

Jennings, Sharon

Toronto Children's 50- ish Yes

Ross, Veronica

Kitchener, ON Fiction flexible 8-12 Yes

Maruno, Jennifer

Burlington Fiction 30-75 3-10 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

Coutu Radmore, Claudia

Carleton Place Lyric Poetry, Japanese poetry forms, poetry and history, poetry and genealogy, publishing Flexible audience Grades 7 - 12 Yes

Malcolm, David

Inuvik Poetry, personal memoir No size limits 3 to high school Yes

Anderson-Dargatz, Gail

Salmon Arm fiction any middle and high school grades Yes

Pigeon, Marguerite

Vancouver poetry, fiction 50 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

Deen, Natasha

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

Buchanan, Joan Elizabeth

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

Dagnino, Arianna

Vancouver Adult fiction, nonfiction (creative nonfiction, travel writing, essay writing, journalism) Any Any Yes

Dunleavy, Deborah

Brockville, near Ottawa Literary Fiction, Libretto, Lyrics open to discussion 2-8 and high school Yes

Wilson, Janet

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

McKay, Sharon E.

Cornwall Fiction, non fiction, commercial writing Flexible Flexible Yes

Sadler, Judy-Ann

London, ON Non-Fiction and Picture books 50-60 k-8 Yes

Tanaka, Shelley

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

Heffron, Dorris

north of Toronto, ON Fiction flexible 10-12 Yes

Grant, Vicki

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

Chan, Marty

Edmonton Fiction, theatre, comedy Any K - 12 Yes

Dunnion, Kristyn

Toronto General Fiction - Science Fiction/Fantasy flexible Yes

Lewis, Amanda

Perth Fiction 30 - 300 4- adult Yes

Frizzell, Colin

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

Austen, Catherine

Gatineau Children's and Teen Fiction up to 100 K-3; 3-7; 7-12 Yes

Eamer, Claire

Gabriola Island Middle grade to YA nonfiction science and history; middle grade to YA fiction; picture book Negotiable K-adult Yes

Hawkins, Vanessa C.

St George Young Adult/Fantasy/Horror/Fiction Flexible 4-12 Yes

Staunton, Ted

Port Hope, ON Fiction flexible K-12 Yes

Camlot, Heather

Toronto Middle grade, fiction, journalism, short story 30 for workshops, large groups fine for presentations 4 and up Yes

Galat, Joan Marie

Edmonton Nonfiction, Fiction, Storytelling Up to 75/session K-12 Yes

Rempel, Al

Prince George Poetry 30 8-12 Yes

MacDonald, Hugh

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

Nyoka, Gail

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

Wong, Edwin

Victoria Theatre, Literature flexible High School Yes

Lye, Harriet

Fiction, and personal writing (memoir) any size 6-12 Yes

Clark, Richard

Oakville Children's - Chapter Books any 2-6 Yes

Ludwig, Sidura

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

Wearing, Judy

Kingston/Belleville - will travel Nonfiction any Yes

Dawydiak, Orysia

Union Road Fiction, middle grade, YA Flexible 4 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

Beck, Andrea

Caledon East Picture books 65 JK to grade 8 Yes

Loughead, Deb

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

Powell, Marie

Regina Children's, Middle Grade, Young Adult Flexible Pre-K to 2; Grade Two; 3-8; 8-10; 10-12 Yes

Kerrin, Jessica Scott

Halifax Children's 30 - 100 K-6 Yes

Harris, Kate

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

Downie, Glen

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

Gugler, Laurel Dee

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

Okun Hill, Debbie

Poetry Yes

Dinsmore, Danika

Roberts Creek Literary, Speculative, Poetry, and Spoken Word 12 - 300 2 - 12 Yes

Bogart, Jo Ellen

Guelph, ON Fiction 80 K-6 Yes

Davis, Aubrey

Toronto, ON Fiction 75 JK-12 Yes

Macpherson, Margaret

fiction/non fiction 100 max grade 5 through 12 Yes

Callway, M. H.

Toronto Crime Fiction Up to 50 Grade 8 and up Yes

Heartfield, Kate

Ottawa How Stories Matter any 7 to 12 Yes

Zimmermann, Werner

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

Daher, Anita

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

Munteanu, Nina

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

Berg, Sharon

Sarnia Poetry, First Nations Education (History) one classroom (up to two classes) or an auditorium grade 2 -12 Yes

Wood, Maggie L.

London, ON YA Fantasy 75 4-12 Yes

Lohans, Alison

Regina, SK Fiction 100 K-through high school Yes

Sher, Emil

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

Hetherington, Victoria

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

Piudik, Jaclyn

Toronto Poetry Open 5-12 Yes

Hancock, Lyn

Lantzville, BC Non-Fiction Flexible 4 and up Yes

Harlick, Robin

fiction 10-200 9-12 Yes

Saba, Maria

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

Swanson, Ruby Remenda

Edmonton Creative Non Fiction LGBT 10 - 200 6-12 College/University Yes

McAllister, Paul

Fredericton children's books 20-500 k-5 Yes

Sauve, Paulette Marie

Montreal Public readings Young adults, Adults Yes

Kessler, Deirdre

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

Kuyek, Joan Newman

Ottawa non-fiction can vary 10-13 Yes

McLellan, Stephanie Simpson

Newmarket, ON Children's Books 50-60 k-3 Yes

Kacer, Kathy

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

Poulin, Bernard

Ottawa writing-visualizing workshops 20 Yes

Edwards, Frank B.

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

Wilson, John

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

Becker, Helaine

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

Krakauer, Renate

Toronto Memoir and fiction any 5 - 9 Yes

Mook-Sang, Jennifer

fiction, middle-grade, picture book, workshops up to 200 for presentations, up to 30 for writing workshope 3 to 12 Yes

Pitt, Steve

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

Kusugak, Michael

Arnes Children's Literature 70 - 100 age dependant Yes

Herrera, Mia

Fiction Yes

Babineau, Sharon

Hamilton Non-fiction, Inspirational, Young Adult, Personal Growth, Biography, Social Justice, Volunteerism 30-85 7-12 Yes

Cassidy, Sean

Mono Picture Books 70 1-12, adults also Yes

Skrypuch, Marsha

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

Slaven, Marissa

Hamilton YA eco-fiction flexible 7-12 Yes

Anderson, R.J.

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

Hughes, Susan

Toronto Children's 25 - 70 1 - 6 Yes

Upjohn, Rebecca

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

Tarnopolsky, Damian

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