Nhung is a physician, author, mother of three, and an advocate for social justice in education. She is offering virtual and in-person half day bookings, but availability may be limited.
Shea Proulx is a Calgary author illustrator who creates picture-books that bridge generations, where visual narratives steal the show. Shea is offering both in-person and online sessions for 2023-24. She is open to travel but may have limited availability due to prior commitments.
Constance Brissenden is an experienced presenter, writer, editor, and historian. She is co-author of nine award-winning books by Cree author Larry Loyie (1933-2016). Constance will be available for in-person and virtual sessions in 2023-24. She is open to requests that require travel from Edmonton.
School visits and presentations are Suzy's favourite part of being an author. Her enthusiasm for everything literary is infectious, and will have your students digging deep to explore their own experience, emotions and writing talent. Suzy is available for in-person sessions in 2023-24.
A journalist, book reviewer, author, and humorist, Debby Waldman calls herself a jack-of-all trades writer. Debby plans to be available for bookings in 2023-24. Please check back in August 2023 for updates.
A former elementary and junior-high teacher, Karen is the author of eight middle-grade and young adult novels. Her books feature relatable kids and teens working through contemporary problems and are often set in Edmonton, where Karen has lived for many years. She will be available for both in-person and virtual bookings in 2023-24.
Gerry Rasmussen is an internationally syndicated cartoonist who has been drawing the comic strip Betty since 1991. He is also the illustrator of a series of picture books about sports. Gerry is offering both in-person and online sessions for Fall 2023 and he is open to travel.
David A. Poulsen has been a broadcaster, teacher, football coach, rodeo cowboy, stage and film actor and--most of all--writer. The author of more than 25 books, many for middle readers and young adults, David spends 60 to 80 days a year in classrooms across Canada (and beyond) as a visiting author/presenter. “I never tire of sharing my love for reading and writing with kids (and adults) of all ages." David is available for in-person sessions for 2023-24 and is happy to travel. He is open to online sessions upon request.
Lorna Schultz Nicholson is full-time writer who divides her time between Edmonton, Alberta and Penticton, British Columbia. She has published children’s picture books, middle grade fiction, YA fiction and non-fiction sports books. Lorna’s books are about family, friendships, and, well, the ups and downs of life. For the 2023/24 school year, Lorna is offering all of her sessions both in-person and online. She is open to travel and loves in-person visits.