Pat enjoys speaking to audiences of all ages about her work and the importance of literacy advocates. She gives poetry readings, keynotes conferences, and offers workshops on literacy, creativity, leadership, the writing process, and serving diverse populations.
Any of the following press contacts can send you a presentation fee sheet
Lee & Low Books: Hannah Ehrlich
Penguin/Random House: Lisa McClatchy
HarperCollins Children’s Books: HarperCollins Children’s Books
Arté Público Press: Marina Tristan
University of Arizona Press: Rosemary Brandt
ZING! Seven Creativity Practices for Educators and Students
A partner in meeting your event goals, Pat shares a PowerPoint program that includes information about her life and her journey as an author. She reads from her award-winning books for children, teens and adults, and welcomes a Q&A session. In speaking to educators, she affirms their importance and motivates them to connect their educational journey with that of their diverse students. Her programs for Students: 2nd to 12th grade, designed to motivate students to be readers and writers, include a more interactive PowerPoint, an audience-appropriate presentation.
- Sharing Bookjoy: Teachers & Librarians Linking All Children and Young Adults to Books, Languages and Cultures
- Family Literacy: Growing a Country of Readers
- The Leader in the Mirror: Diversity & Collaboration
- Parents as Partners
- Untapped Potential: English Language Learners
- The Challenge of Advocacy; The Power of Poetry
- A Writer’s Journey