Q: How do I go about setting up a visit?
A: Contact events4rocktheword@gmail.com.

Q: Is travel, lodging and meals included in the honorarium?
A: No, it is not. Travel, lodging and meals are an additional fee. When traveling out of state, two nights of lodging are required.

Q: How do we pronounce your last name?
A: Easy. Check out TeachingBooks.net who just asked me the same thing. CLICK HERE

Q: My school doesn’t have a budget for author visits, can you visit for free?
A: I can do only an extremely limited number of free school visits. If you’d like me at your school and budget is an issue, you might consider:

Q: Will you bring books to sell?
A: Pre-purchase class sets or more and receive a 40% discount ordering directly from the publisher. Candlewick Press carries Fat Angie: email Anne.Irza-Leggat@candlewick.com.

To purchase copies of Prizefighter en Mi Casa or Feels Like Home, email: events4rocktheword@gmail.com

Q: What age groups are your school visits appropriate for?
A: My books are YA and Middle Grade, so that always works. However, I’ve held creative workshops with kids as young as five. So, let me know what your needs are, and let’s see if I’m a good fit for your program.

Q: Do your talks focus only on writing?
A: My focus is enable young people to see the power and opportunity in their voice and their creative potential. I spend a lot of time talking about what they love or don’t, and how we can meet in the middle to harness their voice.

Q: Do you do library visits?
A: I LOVE libraries! So, yes, I definitely do library visits. I also do visits at the following programs:

  • K – 12 Students
  • College Students
  • Indie Book Shops
  • Libraries
  • Teen Zones/Adult Book Clubs
  • Graduate Film Programs