Fees

In-person school, book club, community group or library visit within 50 miles of Castro Valley, CA:

  • $100 per one-hour visit
  • $400 for a full day (up to 4 presentations, one location; additional fees will be applied for multiple presentations within the same district)

In-person school, book club, community group or library visit 50 miles outside of Castro Valley, CA (but still within driving distance):

  • $200 per hour
  • $500 for a full day (up to 4 presentations, one location; additional fees will be applied for multiple presentations within the same district)
  • $.30 per mile
  • All hotel fees if a hotel is required

In-person school, book club, community group, or library visit requiring plane travel:

  • All travel expenses (airfare, hotel, rental car)
  • $350 for a half-day presentation (3 hours, multiple locations okay)
  • $600 for a full-day presentation (6 hours, multiple locations okay)

SKYPE or GOOGLE HANGOUT visits:
I can come to your classroom or library virtually! This is a wonderful, budget-friendly option.

  • $50 per hour-long visit, Q&A session included

 

What you receive from me

I will come prepared with a ready-made presentation, which I am happy to tailor specifically to your curriculum. I especially like to talk to students about the writing process, which is ideal for English and Creative Writing classes. I also love to lead in-class writing exercises with the audience. Below are a couple videos of example classroom visits I have given:

 

Keynote speeches

I have a lot of experience as a keynote speaker for conferences, club meetings, and more. Below are links to some video examples of speeches I have given:

 

Ready to connect?

Please contact me if you would like to book me for a school or library visit, book club appearance, presentation or keynote address. You can also fill out the form below.

 

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