ITEM: A free school visit from the author of Dreaming the Bear and Coyote Summer.
DETAILS: Mimi will give an inspirational talk on the importance of reading to a large group (or even the entire school) and writing workshops for three classes (normally £400). Workshops suitable for KS3, talks suitable for any age group (can be adapted). With huge cardboard animals and stories about bear encounters, this is a lively, fun session that boosts literacy and reading.
BIO: A Carnegie-longlisted author, Mimi’s work has been translated into 12 languages, adapted for a BAFTA Award-winning film and signed for deaf children by ITV. She is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing.
WHO CAN BID: UK