Susan Nees Author Visit Kit
Susan Nees is the author and illustrator of the Scholastic early chapter book series, Missy’s Super Duper Royal Deluxe. Her work has been featured in numerous children’s magazines, exhibited at the Georgia Museum of Art, the Chicago Art Institute, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She is the recipient of an AIGA award. Visit www.susannees.com.
Suggested audience: Grades K–3
Three presentations and/or workshops per day
Susan’s high-spirited presentations have included everything from live sketching, to brainstorming information, to weird work habit secrets, to sing alongs, to even a sneak peek into her studio. Most presentations also feature book readings, book signings, and a "tell-all" Q&A. Request a visit.
Conferences and Festivals
With the unique opportunity to speak as both a writer and illustrator, Susan’s talks include her POV on writing and illustrating, on using visual literacy to entice emerging readers, and on the power of promotion. Susan also teaches workshops on building book prototypes, portfolio development, and is always eager to join in on a panel discussion.
Susan is happy to drop in for a 20-minute virtual visit and Q&A with book groups and library groups that have read at least one of her books using Skype or iChat.
$300 for a 45-minute Q&A
$200 for a 45-minute Q&A if the audience has read one of Susan’s books
Susan will provide her own computer. She will need a projector, a cart for the projector, and a three pronged extension cord.
Local (Atlanta, Athens area): $500 per day
Overnight: $750 per day, plus travel/accommodations