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virtual visits...

Thank you so much for considering me for a virtual visit! My programs and rates are listed below.  Virtual visits can be conducted using Zoom, Skype, or Google Hangouts. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. I hope to speak with you soon!

15-20 MINUTE Q&A - FREE!

This offer for a free 15-20 minute virtual Question and Answer session is available to any educator using my book(s) with their student(s). Students must have read at least one of my books prior to my visit. Educators of any sort (school teacher,  librarian,  community education teacher, home schooling parent, tutor, camp counselor, after school teacher, or anyone else teaching in any way) are encouraged to reach out to me through my website regarding this offer. Length: 15-20 minutes Target Age: Any  Cost: $0


This presentation includes a brief lesson on the ASL signs of the shapes in the books, an interactive reading of one or both of Dot, Stripe, Squiggle and/or Spot, Spike, Spiral, a look at one of my writing notebooks, and time for questions and answers. Length: 20-30 minutes Target Age: PreK - 1 Cost: $50


Presentations include a short reading of Hidden City, a "craft chat" where we discuss single element of the writing process (inspiration, revision, using specific poetic devices, etc.), time to answer questions, and a writing prompt. Mini-lessons are tailored to your specific curriculum needs. Length: 45 minutes  Target Age: Grades 1-5 Cost: $75 (For Kindergarten students, a shorter version of this presentation is available: Length: 30 minutes Cost: $50) 

I give the following discounts:

  • 20% off to schools that are local to me (Greater Boston area, within 1 hour of my home)

  • 30% off to Title 1 schools

  • 50% off to Title 1 schools that are local to me 

  • Variable discounts for schools looking to have multiple virtual visits.

I want to support the needs of your individual classroom. Please contact me  for more information, or to ask me about creating a customized visit based on your curriculum.

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