Workshop Presenters Needed

Authors, editors, literary agents, booksellers, and publishers with a heart for mentoring the next generation of writers are encouraged to submit a workshop proposal


Junior Authors Conference Michelle BarkerWe want young writers to meet publishing industry professionals who live and work in their community.

Our conferences need dynamic local speakers who are deeply interested in fostering the development of young writers. If you are a professional in the publishing industry, are a dynamic speaker, and have experience teaching or mentoring youth, please submit a workshop proposal.

Applications are being accepted all the time.


Thank you. I just loved doing it. The kids were so attentive. It’s a great thing you’re doing, encouraging and honouring them like that. – Michelle Barker, Author

We are currently seeking presenters for:

Author and workshop presenter, Lil Chase, and the winners of her book at the UK Conference 2014.

Author and workshop presenter, Lil Chase, and the winners of her books at the UK Conference 2014.

Richmond, BC, Canada in October 2015

Guildford, UK in May 2014 - Closed. We have a great line up of author-presenters.

Richmond, BC, Canada in October 2014 - Closed.


About the Workshops 

Workshops are generally 40-45 minutes long and take place in a large room with approximately 100 young writers who are primarily between the ages of 11 and 17. Speakers receive an honorarium and the opportunity to promote their writing-related products or services, plus a link to their website on the conference webpage, inclusion of their bio and website address in the program, and mention in select press releases.


UK Junior Authors Writers ConferenceWhat to Include:

  1. Which conference (city) you would like to present at
  2. Professional bio – include photo, contact info, and website or blog links
  3. Workshop title
  4. Workshop promotional blurb – no more than 200 words
  5. Workshop learning outcomes
  6. A/V requirements
  7. If you have a promotional product that you would like to contribute to the participants’ goody bags or for a door prize, please let us know

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2 comments on “Workshop Presenters Needed

  1. What a great idea! I am certainly hoping to put in a proposal. At 45 minutes, that’s quite a brief time span. Looking forward to putting in a proposal. Exciting times!

    With best wishes.
    Sarah Lucas

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