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:

• 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, Coquitlam, Burnaby, Vernon
• 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, Burnaby
• Word on the Street, Vancouver

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 photo shows Karen Reczuch, illustrator, and I, signing copies of West Coast Wild after it won the Information Book Award 2016 from the Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada. We were thrilled and honoured!]