Adult Audiences

I’m an experienced presenter at writing festivals, universities and teacher’s professional development conferences. I enjoy the opportunity to speak to aspiring writers, teachers, librarians, and education students, and have a range of presentations to offer.

Some of the places I have spoken:

• Powell River Public Library
• CapFest, Capilano University
• Authorfest, University of BC
• Serendipity, UBC
• Eden Mills Writer’s Festival
• Vancouver Writer’s Festival
• Jewish Book Festival, Vancouver
• Shuswap Writer’s Festival
• Yukon Teacher’s Conference, Whitehorse
• Primary Teacher’s Conference, Vancouver
• BC Teacher Librarians Conference
• School District 81 Teacher’s Conference, Fort Nelson
• Literacy for Life Conference, Saskatoon
• International Reading Association, Phoenix
• Packaging Your Imagination, Toronto
• University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford
• Society of Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators
• Word on the Street, Vancouver

Deborah Hodge

If you’d like me to speak at your event, I’d be delighted to come! Please send me a message via the Contact page for details on topics, available dates and fees. Thank you for your interest!

The photos show me (on the right in each) with Lisa Cinar (top photo), illustrator of Cooking with Bear, and Karen Reczuch, illustrator of West Coast Wild signing books at lovely celebratory events. Both are amazing and wonderful illustrators and a great pleasure to collaborate with.