Participating Authors

Author City Genre Audience size Grades Northern Programsort descending

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

Waltner-Toews, David

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

Haigh, Jerry

Wildlife; Africa; Veterinary Medicine; Adventure; No

Silverthorne, Judith

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

Walker, Ruth E.

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

Körner, Miriam

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

Scarsbrook, Richard

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

Kasper, Vancy

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

O'Keeffe, Frank

Calgary Fiction 150 4-8 No

Walsh, Ann

Williams Lake, BC Fiction & Non-Fiction 75 4-12 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

Quattrocchi, Marina

Toronto Dreams/Ethical Psychology no limit 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

Chiang, Sylv

Pickering middle grade fiction flexible 4-8 No

Fielding, Joy

Toronto Fiction flexible 7-12 No

Patkau, Karen

Toronto Information Picturebooks maximum 80 K to 6 No

Wallace, Ian

Brookline, Massachusetts Fiction 100 K-12 No

Moga, Irina

Toronto Poetry No

Borkowski, Andrew J.

Toronto Multiculturalism, Creative Writing any No

Rowntree, Lenore

Vancouver Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry, Writing Tough Topics 10 - 60 6 - 12 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

Keith, Julie

fiction No

Orford, Emily-Jane Hills

North Gower Canadian history 20-30 3 and up No

Kennedy, Fred W.

Historical Fiction No

Strube, Cordelia

Toronto Literary Fiction 5-25 No

Aihoshi, Susan

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

Charles, Veronika Martenova

Toronto, ON Fiction Flexible K-8 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

Silver, Eve

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

Beam, Matt

Toronto Young Adult 75 5 to 8 No

Miller, Ruth

Toronto, ON Rhyming Text 30 k-3 No

Dunn, Sonja

Toronto Fiction & Poetry 80 k-6 No

Andersen, Marguerite

Toronto, ON Fiction, Poetry 20 7-8 No

Burningham, Bradd

Windsor, ON Fiction flexible 3-12 No

Kirk, Heather

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

Dawson, Willow

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

Green, Dawn

Victoria YA Fiction/Creative Writing 30-100 7-12 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

Baxter, Jean Rae

Kingston Y/A Fiction no limit 6 to 12 No

Stevenson, Robin

Victoria YA and children's fiction any No

Power, Rodney Christian

Vernon International thrillers, spiritual thrillers No

Greer, Daphne

middle readers/YA 60 3 - 6 No

Nash, Peta-Gaye

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

Kilbourne, Christina

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

Kellerhals-Stewart, Heather

Heriot Bay, BC Fiction 60 k-8 No

Dyer, Bernadette

Toronto, ON Fiction flexible 8/up No

Shields, Vanessa

Windsor Poetry/Young Adult/Memoir Any (workshops can be catered to small or large groups) JK - 12 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

Shipley, Jocelyn

Toronto, ON YA 60 6-12 No

Levy, Myrna Neuringer

Toronto, ON Fiction 50 2-8 No

Scrimger, Richard

Cobourg, ON Fiction flexible k-8 No

Cotter, Charis

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

Kohanyi, Julius

Toronto fiction, science fiction, fantasy flexible No

Maitland, Colette

Gananoque Fiction Flexible Grades 4-12 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

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

Bar-el, Dan

Vancouver children's books varies preschool - grade 9 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

Florczak, Margaret

Lower Mainland Creative Non Fiction any No

Black, Arthur

Saltspring Island, BC Non-Fiction flexible 9-12 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

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

Bhathena, Tanaz

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

Leavey, Peggy Dymond

Trenton, ON Fiction 70-100 4-8 No

Godkin, Celia

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

Leedahl, Shelley A.

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

Brewster, Hugh

Toronto Non-fictio No

Ruurs, Margriet

Children's Any K - 7 No

Sylvester, Kevin

Toronto Middle Grade students 100-150 3-6 No

Kaner, Etta

Toronto Non-fiction 60 4 - 6 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

Lee, Day's

Montreal Fiction No

Mulder, Michelle

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

Wood, Heather J.

Toronto Young Adult/Adult Crossover 8 and up No

Banyard, Antonia

Nelson Middle grade non-fiction Negotiable Grades 2-7 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

Greater Vancouver Punjabi Diaspore Poetry and fiction No

Drache, Sharon Abron

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

Bryant, Jill

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

Capilongo, Domenico

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

Young, Dianne

Martensville Picture Books up to 60 K-4 No

Parry, Caroline Balderston

Ottawa/Montreal Non-Fiction 100 k-8 No

Gilmore, Rachna

Ottawa, ON Fiction 80 1-8 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

Winstanley, Nicola

Hamilton Picture Book Single classroom JK-4 No

Bourke, Pat

Toronto YA Historical Fiction 30 to 100 4 and up No

Toten, Teresa

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

Freeman, Bill

Toronto, ON Fiction 120 5-8 No

Gray, Anne

Fiction 60 No

Roitman, Gina

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

Tsiang, Sarah

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

Levy, Joanne

Clinton Middle Grade Fiction Varies 4 - 8 No

Watt, Kelly

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

Moore, Christopher

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

Rossi, Erno Delano

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

Canton, Licia

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

Leck, James

Dartmouth Young Adult 20-200 4-12 No

Irwin, Sue

Nonfiction for Children and YA Negotiable 3 to 8 No

Huizinga Mills, Carolyn

Kitchener Picture Book Flexible K-8 No

Haworth-Attard, Barbara

London, ON Fiction 30-200 4-12 No

Booker, Jean

Bobcaygeon, ON Fiction flexible 4-6 No

Beasley, David

Simcoe Fiction, Non-Fiction ca 20+ 11-12 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

Westerhof, Patricia

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

Romanek, Trudee

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

Misri, Angela

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

Williams, Barbara

Toronto, ON Non-Fiction, Poetry 20-30 6-12 No

Read, Janet

Toronto Fiction, Poetry flexbile 5-12 No

Glickman, Susan

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

Parmar, Nadeem

Poetry, Fiction No

Abdou, Angie

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

Rivera, Patria

Toronto Poetry Any size 5-12 No

Swan, Dane

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

Maviglia, Joseph

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

Evans Shaw, Susan

Hamilton Non-fiction No

Echlin, Kim

southern ontario fiction and mythology No

Ross, Stuart

Will travel. Poetry, Fiction Any No

Taekema, Sylvia

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

Choa-Johnston, Simon

Vancouver Historical Fiction 12 and up 10 and up No

Reidel, Marion

Guelph Short Fiction 15 - 30 9 - 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

Salata, Estelle

Fiction No

Giangrande, Carole

Toronto, ON Fiction, Nonfiction flexible 9-12 No

Jennings, Peter

Midland Non-fiction 10 and up any No

Crewe, Megan

Toronto Young Adult fiction Flexible 6-12 No

Berwick, Dennison

Toronto non-fiction, nature, adventure No

Porter, Helen Fogwill

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

da costa, paulo

Victoria Fiction and Poetry flexible 6 to 12 No

Bow, James

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

Tsabari, Ayelet

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

Jansen in de Wal, John

Scarborough Poetry / Fiction 20 absolute max No

Barnes, Mike

Toronto, ON Short stories, novels, poetry Regular 7-12 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

Skidmore, Patricia

Salt Spring Island Canadian history any size 6-12 No

Christmas, Jane

Memoir, travel writing any 12 No

Curtis, Andrea

Toronto YA fiction, middle grade nonfiction, picture books 15-300 4-12 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

Munro, Jane

Vancouver poet No

Mordecai, Pamela

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

Faryon, Cynthia J.

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

Mills, Jean

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

Cowley, Christine E.

Southern Ontario Community Oral History 10 - 250 No

Freeman, Victoria

Toronto Non-Fiction flexible 6-12 No

Lee, John B.

Brantford, ON Ficiton, Poetry flexible k-12 No

O'Donnell, Liam

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

Browne, Heather

Kingston short story 15 No

Long, Angela

Creative Nonfiction any all No

MacKay, Elly

Owen Sound Picture Books upto 90 students JK - 5 No

Joyce, Mere

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

Beissel, Henry

Ottawa poetry & drama any size No

Cohen, Marina

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

Storms, Patricia

Toronto Children's picture books Max 100 No

Smith, Heather T.

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

Shmelzer, Anne

Madoc fiction up to fifty 11 and 12 No

Peterson, Shelley

TBA YA fiction any 6 to 9 No

Hancock, Pat

Toronto non-fiction, short stories 25-45 No

Zonailo, Carolyn

Montreal, QC Poetry 45 4-12 No

Boudreau, Hélène

Children's No

Ranney, Don

Arthur Theological Fantasy any size 9 to 12 No

Leahy, Stephen

Non-fiction: Science and Environment any 4 to university 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

McDonnell, Kathleen

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

Brown, Sharon

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

Dempster, Barry

York Region Poetry 20 - 40 4 - 12 No

Graham, Catherine

Toronto Poetry, Fiction Flexible 4-12 No

Deckha, Nitin

Toronto; GTA Fiction 5-500 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

McCracken, Hugh T.

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

Smith, John M.

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

Doctor, Farzana

Toronto Literary Fictrion 10-100 No

Brenna, Beverley

Canadian Children's Literature negotiable negotiable No

Falconer, Tim

Toronto Non-fiction Grade 9 and up 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

Manson, Ainslie

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

Olding, Susan

Kingston and surrounding area All No

Sewell, Anna Marie

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

Clarke, George Elliott

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

Johnston, Julie

Peterborough, ON YA fiction, Adult fiction about 60 6,7,8 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

Cowan, Janice

Victoria children's, adult approx 30 No

Rosenblum, Rebecca

Toronto Fiction any 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

Smith, Steven Ross

Banff Poetry, fiction, non-fiction 40 all 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

Pignat, Caroline

Fiction No

Bower, Annette

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

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

Hughes, Susan

Toronto Children's 25 - 70 1 - 6 Yes

Dunleavy, Deborah

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

Cassidy, Sean

Mono Picture Books 70 1-12, adults also 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

Austen, Catherine

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

Galat, Joan Marie

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

Harris, Kate

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

Hutsell-Manning, Linda

Cobourg, ON fiction, poetry, drama 30-35 Kgtn -12 Yes

Meyrick, Rich

New Dundee Children's flexible 4-8 Yes

Dunnion, Kristyn

Toronto General Fiction - Science Fiction/Fantasy flexible Yes

Okun Hill, Debbie

Poetry Yes

Dinsmore, Danika

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

Lye, Harriet

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

Favro, Terri

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

Dawydiak, Orysia

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

Falcone, L.M.

Toronto, ON Fiction 90-100 4-8 Yes

Love, K. Ann

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

Kerrin, Jessica Scott

Halifax Children's 30 - 100 K-6 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

Charles, Norma

Vancouver, BC Juvenile Fiction 100 k-6 Yes

Ditmars, Hadani

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

Pigeon, Marguerite

Vancouver poetry, fiction 50 Yes

Katz, Bev

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

Carter, Anne Laurel

Toronto, ON Fiction flexbile k-12 Yes

Korman, Gordon

Thornhill, ON Fiction Unlimited 3-10 Yes

Macpherson, Margaret

fiction/non fiction 100 max grade 5 through 12 Yes

Swanson, Ruby Remenda

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

Maruno, Jennifer

Burlington Fiction 30-75 3-10 Yes

Camlot, Heather

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

McAllister, Paul

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

Wylie, Bettyjane

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

Barnes, Michael

Minden Fiction, Non-Fiction 30 11-12 Yes

Chan, Marty

Edmonton Fiction, theatre, comedy Any K - 12 Yes

Sher, Emil

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

Gunnery, Sylvia

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

McNicoll, Sylvia

Burlington, ON Fiction 100 3-12 Yes

Wearing, Judy

Kingston/Belleville - will travel Nonfiction any Yes

Stinson, Kathy

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

Ross, Veronica

Kitchener, ON Fiction flexible 8-12 Yes

Powell, Marie

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

Herrera, Mia

Fiction Yes

Babineau, Sharon

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

Anderson-Dargatz, Gail

Salmon Arm fiction any middle and high school grades Yes

Poulin, Bernard

Ottawa writing-visualizing workshops 20 Yes

Anderson, R.J.

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

Hetherington, Victoria

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

Krakauer, Renate

Toronto Memoir and fiction any 5 - 9 Yes

Tarnopolsky, Damian

Toronto Fiction/Reflective writing 20-100 7-12 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

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

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

Slaven, Marissa

Hamilton YA eco-fiction flexible 7-12 Yes

Upjohn, Rebecca

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

Dagnino, Arianna

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

Kusugak, Michael

Qualicum Beach, BC Children's Literature 70 - 100 age dependant 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

Wilson, Janet

Guelph nonfiction and picture book 60-90 Yes

Sadler, Judy-Ann

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

MacDonald, J. Hugh

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

Nyoka, Gail

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

White, Susan

Young Adult Fiction 10-100 4-12 Yes

Ludwig, Sidura

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

Tamberg, Urve

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

Champagne, Lyse

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

Staunton, Ted

Port Hope, ON Fiction flexible K-12 Yes

Loughead, Deb

Toronto, ON Children’s and YA fiction, children’s poetry flexible 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

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

Groth, Darren

Vancouver YA Classes and Large Groups 5-12 Yes

Antao-Xavier, Cheryl

Streetsville, Mississauga Self-Publishing professionally; Multicultural poetry any size post grad Yes

Granfield, Linda

Toronto Non-Fiction 75-100 4-12 Yes

Eugster, Rachel

Ottawa Children's literature; fiction Yes

Glenn-Copeland, Elizabeth

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

Saba, Maria

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

Dance, Jennifer

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

Carmichael, L.E.

Children's and YA up to 250 K-12 Yes

Demchuk, David

Toronto Horror/Literary Fiction 5 to 30 10+ Yes

Beck, Andrea

Caledon East Picture books 65 JK to grade 8 Yes

Wade, Michael

Strathroy, ON Children's Humour Yes

Walters, Eric

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

McKay, Sharon E.

Cornwall Fiction, non fiction, commercial writing Flexible Flexible Yes

Gugler, Laurel Dee

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

Lohans, Alison

Regina, SK Fiction 100 K-through high school Yes

vernon, thom

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

Mulholland, David

Ottawa historical fiction 30? 10 to 12 Yes

Bogart, Jo Ellen

Guelph, ON Fiction 80 K-6 Yes

Davis, Aubrey

Toronto, ON Fiction 75 JK-12 Yes

Harlick, Robin

fiction 10-200 9-12 Yes

Owens, Ann-Maureen

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

Button, Lana

Burlington picture books Yes

Decter, Nora

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

Wood, Maggie L.

London, ON YA Fantasy 75 4-12 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

Bass, Karen

Hamilton YA 50 max (flexible) 6-12 Yes

Deen, Natasha

Edmonton YA, kidlit Flexible JK-Grade 12 Yes

Buchanan, Elizabeth

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

Hancock, Lyn

Lantzville, BC Non-Fiction Flexible 4 and up Yes

Becker, Helaine

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

Chapman, Susan Margaret

Toronto picture book fiction 30-60 K-4 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

Pitt, Steve

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

McLeod, Heather

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

Kessler, Deirdre

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

Downie, Glen

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

Skrypuch, Marsha

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

Dalrymple, Lisa

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