18 09, 2020

Rita Feutl

2024-05-09T15:50:17-06:00

As a child of immigrants, Rita Feutl didn’t learn English until she started school. That’s also where she discovered books and the wonder of stories. She wrote her first one when she was seven. Rita is available for in-person Taleblazers bookings beginning in the third week of October and is open to travel.

Artist Type
  • Author
Grades
  • 1
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17 09, 2020

Natasha Deen

2024-05-09T13:41:30-06:00

Natasha Deen writes for kids, teens and adults and believes the world is changed one story at a time. As a Guyanese-Canadian whose family immigrated to Canada, she’s seen first-hand how stories have the power to shape the world. Natasha is an active member of YABS but not touring regularly. She is open to special requests on a case-by-case basis.

Artist Type
  • Author
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
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17 09, 2020

Gail de Vos

2024-05-13T12:50:54-06:00

Storyteller, librarian and former teacher, Gail de Vos has been an active promoter of the oral tradition of literature in Alberta for over three decades. Gail will be available for Taleblazers 2024 bookings and is open to travel.

Artist Type
  • Author
  • Storyteller
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
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16 09, 2020

Marty Chan

2024-06-05T14:17:26-06:00

A vagabond of writing genres, Edmonton author Marty Chan has written for theatre, television, radio, and kids publishing. For 2024-25, Marty is offering both virtual and in-person sessions. Availability for in-person may be limited.

Artist Type
  • Author
  • Playwright
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
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16 09, 2020

Kate A. Boorman

2023-05-18T16:29:07-06:00

Kate A. Boorman is an Edmonton-based author who was born in Nepal and raised in Rimbey, Alberta. Kate has participated as a guest and presenter at a variety of festivals and conferences in Western Canada, has been artist-in-residence within EPSB, and has been a member of YABS since 2015. She will not be available bookings in fall 2023 due to prior commitments.

Artist Type
  • Author
Grades
  • 4
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