School & Library Visits
Are you interested in having JaNay do a Virtual Classroom Visit? Contact her HERE!
Book her for
P-12 Author Visits
Teacher and Administrator Workshops
Tips and Tools for Writers
Fees and Booking
JaNay presents to both children and adults, and her presentation topics range from discussing the importance of reading and elements of a story to brain development and supporting literacy —and everything in between!
Presentations for Children
Read books, discuss being an author and writing process, text-related topics, etc. in large assembly presentation.
One 30-45 minute presentation for half the school/program (primary or intermediate classes or Middle/High school classes): $750
Two 30-45 minute presentations for whole school/program (primary or intermediate classes or Middle/High school classes): $1200
Read books, discuss being an author and the writing process, elements of story, creative writing activity, etc.
One-hour Library or Museum Visit + Signing: $350
Two 45 minutes classroom visits: $600
*Please note, visits and presentations that require more than 100 miles for travel are subject to additional fees for travel.
Resources for Successful Visit
Prepare Students for an author visit PDF
Book Order Form PDF
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Date: January 6, 2021
Time: 10:00 am
About: Join as we learn more about her journey to becoming an author and what inspires her writings and hear her read from some of her works.
California School Library Association Virtual Conference
Date: February 20, 2021
Time: 11 am PST
About: Join JaNay as she discusses math with a host of wonderful panel members in their session titled "Math for ME: Empowering Students through Diverse Math Stories"
Summer Fishtrap Workshop
Date: July 12-18, 2021
Time: Weeklong workshop with varying times
About: JaNay will give a talk titled "Words to Build a Better World: Contemplating and Crafting Authentic Stories for Children" and will work with students in a weeklong workshop centering on writing for children.
“It was a magical moment; the kind that births life-long reading”
—Molly Mix, Program Manager,
Sacramento Children’s Museum
Are you interested in having JaNay present to your staff or parents? Contact her HERE!
Presentations for Parents, Educators, and Administrators
JaNay offers a variety of workshops and presentations for parents, educators, administrators, etc.
Some topics include:
Supporting literacy in children
Brain development and early learning
Diversity in children’s books
Writing for children and getting published
Pricing for adult workshops start at $650