Speaker Topics: Author Visits to Schools and Libraries

As a visiting author, or writer–in-residence, Hazel has been invited  to Australian schools, kindergartens and libraries but also to international communities in China, Indonesia, Nepal and America. Hazel shares her research and writing experiences as a way of inspiring young readers and writers.

      

Literacy and literature are combined in talks, including:

  • the process of creating a book
  • collaborating with an illustrator to create the images
  • rewriting and proofreading
  • where ideas come from
  • writing 'what if' stories for fiction
  • writing factual stories
  • writing articles and plays
  • meeting the book characters
  • story reading session
  • embarrassing moments!

 

        

      Hazel offers a range of Classroom Resources to support an Author Visit. Click through to Teacher Resources to download the resources.

      Simply Events is valuable manual for running any community, literary or school events.

      For younger audiences, Hazel may be able to bring the Big Hippo and Braille Books. Contact Hazel for more details. 

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      Contact and Bookings

      Book Hazel for an Author Visit or check out the Calendar of Events to see upcoming visits.

      Creative Net Agency (Ford Street Publishing) also handles bookings for Hazel and other speakers.

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