20 09, 2020

Tololwa Mollel

2022-07-02T18:04:05-06:00

Edmonton-based Tololwa Mollel is a storyteller, dramatist, and an award-winning author of over twenty books for the young and not so young in English and in Swahili, the national language of his native African country of Tanzania. Tololwa will be offering virtual sessions for Fall 2022 and will update in September about the possibility of in-person sessions.

Artist Type
  • Author
  • Playwright
  • Storyteller
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
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  • 6
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19 09, 2020

Shirlee Smith Matheson

2022-07-02T18:06:43-06:00

Research, readings and workshopping tours take Ms Shirlee Smith Matheson across the country to schools, libraries, museums, and organizations, where she relates stories contained in her published books, short stories and articles. Historical aviation and northern-related histories and biographies are her specialties, preserving stories for future generations. Shirlee is a non-touring member with YABS, but she welcomes inquiries from prospective hosts.

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  • Author
Grades
    19 09, 2020

    Nicole Luiken

    2022-07-02T18:08:06-06:00

    Nicole is the author of fourteen SF and fantasy books for young adults. She lives with her family in Edmonton and it is physically impossible for her to go more than three days in a row without writing. Nicole is currently a non-touring member with YABS. Please inquire if you'd like to contact Nicole directly for private bookings.

    Artist Type
    • Author
    Grades
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
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    • 12
    19 09, 2020

    Katherine Koller

    2022-07-02T18:09:29-06:00

    Edmonton-based Katherine Koller writes for stage, screen and page. She has taught in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta, and at Maskwacis Cultural College. She has given talks about writing, especially on dialogue, across the country. For Fall 2022, Katherine is offering both in-person and virtual sessions, and she is open to travel.

    Artist Type
    • Author
    • Playwright
    Grades
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    19 09, 2020

    Hazel Hutchins

    2022-07-02T18:10:55-06:00

    With over fifty picture books and children's novels to her credit, Canmore-based Hazel Hutchins is an experienced presenter who takes delight in sharing her stories and creative writing tips with elementary students across Canada and beyond. Hazel will be available for online sessions exclusively in 2022.

    Artist Type
    • Author
    Grades
    • Kindergarten
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    19 09, 2020

    Faye Reineberg Holt

    2022-07-02T18:12:36-06:00

    Born in Alberta, Calgary-based Faye Reineberg Holt loves tracking down and writing the dramatic stories of our prairie and Canadian past. As a writer, she has published short stories, articles, a poetry chapbook, and fourteen non-fiction books. For Fall 2022, Faye's will be offering half-day sessions within one hour of Calgary, no full days or overnight travel. She is also offering online sessions.

    Artist Type
    • Author
    Grades
    • Kindergarten
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
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    19 09, 2020

    Georgia Graham

    2022-07-02T18:14:42-06:00

    Georgia lives with her husband on a small farm in Central Alberta, north of Lacombe. Her grown children and granddaughter live nearby. She spends her time doing exactly what she loves to do, writing, illustrating, and painting. Georgia is currently a non-touring member and is not available for bookings.

    Artist Type
    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Grades
    • Kindergarten
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    19 09, 2020

    Karen Gummo

    2022-07-02T18:17:10-06:00

    For more than thirty years, Karen Gummo has performed far and wide as a creative storyteller, probing her Scandinavian heritage, seeking to learn and decipher world wisdom, and undertaking many school residencies. Please check back in August for Karen's touring availability.

    Artist Type
    • Author
    • Illustrator
    • Storyteller
    Grades
    • Kindergarten
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
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    18 09, 2020

    Joan Marie Galat

    2022-07-02T18:18:33-06:00

    Joan is an internationally acclaimed author with more than 20 titles, and translations in five languages. She enjoys partnering facts and storytelling to engage young readers in science, engineering, and other STEM topics. Please check back in August for Joan's touring availability and fees.

    Artist Type
    • Author
    Grades
    • Kindergarten
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
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    • 12
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