School & Library Visits

School & Library Visits

Are you interested in having JaNay do a Virtual Classroom Visit? 

 

Presentations

Book her for

  • P-12 Author Visits

  • Parent Workshops

  • 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

Large Presentations 

Read books, discuss being an author and writing process, text-related topics, etc. in large assembly presentations.

  • One 30-45 minute presentation for half the school/program (primary or intermediate classes or Middle/High school classes)

  • Two 30-45 minute presentations for the whole school/program (primary or intermediate classes or Middle/High school classes)

 

Small Presentations

Read books, discuss being an author and the writing process, elements of story, creative writing activity, etc.

  • One-hour Library or Museum Visit + Signing

  • Two 45 minutes classroom visits

For more information on booking JaNay, feel free to reach out to her

publicity team at katelynn@kayepublicity.com.

 

*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

Publicity assets:

  • High Res Photo 

  • Low Res Photo 

  • Short Bio

COMING SOON!

Professional Workshps

Professional Workshops

Are you interested in having JaNay present to your staff or parents? 

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

  • And more!

For more information on booking JaNay, feel free to reach out to her

publicity team at katelynn@kayepublicity.com.

JaNay sharing her books

JaNay sharing her books

Upcoming Events:

 

California State University's School Psychology Conference: Presenter

Date: January 19th, 2022

Place: Virtual

Time: TBD

Sierra College Black Heritage Celebration: Presentation and Meet and Greet

Date: February 24, 2022

Place: Virtual

Time: TBD

Virtual Author: Visit with New York

Date: March 4th, 2022

Place: Virtual

Time: TBD

Virtual Author: Visit with St. Louis Public Library

Date: March 10th, 2022

Place: Virtual

Time: TBD

Authors on the Move

Date: March 12th, 2022

Place: Kimpton The Sawyer

Time: 5:00 PM

About: Guests will sit down to a gourmet Farm-to-Fork meal prepared by Executive Chef Patrick Prager and paired with Sobon Wines and will be joined at their table by a recently published author.

Learn More HERE

 

Literacy Presentations

Date: March 29th, 30th & 31st, 2022

Place: Throughout Missouri

Time: TBD

Society for Research in Child Development Invited: Speaker

Date: April 1st - 2nd, 2022

Place: St. Louis

Time: TBD

Learn More HERE

 

Texas Library Association Black Caucus Luncheon: Speaker

Date: April 27th, 2022

Place: Texas Library Association

Time: 2:45 PM

Presentation: The Power of Literacy: Engaging Young African American Readers

About: Authors will sign in the Authors Area located in the exhibit hall, and/or at their sponsoring Publisher's Booth. They may also be a Speaker at an event.

Learn More HERE

Society for Research in Child Development

Date: May 2022

Place: Rio Grande Puerto Rico

Time: TBD

Learn More HERE

Fishtrap Writer's Summer Retreat

Date: July 11-17, 2022

Place: Wallowa Lake, OR

Time: Weeklong Event

About: In this weeklong workshop, we will explore creative writing (stories, poems, reader’s theater) and practice capturing our worlds in words to share with others.

Learn More HERE

“It was a magical moment; the kind that births life-long reading”
—Molly Mix,  Program Manager,
Sacramento Children’s Museum
Janay sharing her books with a class