Hazel Edwards
“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Speaker Topics: Author Visits to Schools and Libraries

As a visiting author, festival speaker 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.

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

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      Events & Appearances 2017

      1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.

      ( booking here) 

      June 23rd  1.25 pm Books-in-Homes Role Model, English Language School, Croydon Nth

      July 7th  10-1pm PRO

      July 12th (Weds) 10-4pm AuthorpreneurshipVic Writers' Centre.   Book here.

      August 4th  10-1pm PRO

      August 8th  Canberra: Chapman Primary School evening

      August 12th   Brunswick Foundling Archives Master Class 10-1pm 

      August 14th   Ashburton Library   1.30-4.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

      August 18th  Doncaster Library  11-12   Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

      August 21st  11.30  Hume Grammar school visit

      August 23rd (Weds) 11am Date with Reading Dog Ollie, Diamond Valley library, Greenborough.

      August 24th  2pm Beverly Hills Primary , Doncaster 

      August 18-25  Chn Book Week 'Escape to Everywhere' 

      August 31st 1.30-3pm Chelsea Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History'

      September 1st 10-1pm PRO

      September 8-10   HNSA Conference Swinburne Authorpreneurship.

      September 16th  10-1pm  Yarra Glen L&L Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

      September 19th  YABBA

      October 6th 10-1pm PRO

      October 20/21 (t.b.c.) Colac ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'

      November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

      December 1st  10-1pm PRO

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