Katherine is available to speak on a variety of subjects for children or adult audiences.
Sample presentations include:
Growing Food Literacy:
Connecting Kids, Books, and Food
This presentation is designed for anti-hunger organizations, nutrition advocates, or garden educators who are interested in utilizing books as part of their outreach strategies. Katherine shares strategies organizations have utilized to use books to connect kids with healthy foods, and can suggest age-appropriate books upon request.
Writing Picture Books
This presentation is designed for writers interested in the children’s book market. Katherine provides an overview of the different types of books published for children, with a specific focus on the art and structure of picture books.
Creative Approaches to Book Marketing
This presentation is designed for published and pre-published writers and illustrators. Katherine discusses the pros and cons of self-publishing, marketing approaches based on the scale of publisher, and seeking niche publicity. The presentation concludes with an exercise for attendees to brainstorm unconventional marketing strategies for their work.
Other subjects available upon request.