Welcome to 2022!
The Speakers Ink office is refreshed and ready to assist you with your 2022 booking requests!
Please note, with the delay to the start of the 2022 Qld School year, the next week or two will be dedicated to rescheduling bookings previously secured. New booking requests may take a few extra days to be dealt with.
Thank you for your patience at this time.
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What people are saying
Sophie was brilliant, informative, tailored to meet what the kids were doing, exploring in class. The writers workshop was also great, kids got a lot out of it and are enthusiastic to write and have their work shared with others. Really enjoyable.
I asked for recommendations of presenters in my area and received a detailed and informative response that reflected how well Speakers Ink know their presenters.
Simon Higgins was just brilliant. The staff and students were very impressed with his outlook and what he had to say. His workshop was well presented and had the students working. Thank you so much for recommending Simon. You were right; he was perfect for our needs in workshopping creative writing techniques for our Yr 8 students.
Donna has conducted author visits a number of times at our school for a wide variety of classes from Kindy to Grade 6. Donna’s vibrancy and enthusiasm holds the children’s attention as she shares her love of literature and reading with the students. Donna’s passion shines through as she explains the process of creating the books and tells stories of the museum artefacts that have inspired them. Donna encourages the children to participate in the story readings and they parti [...]
Dave Burton was fantastic! We received very positive feedback about Dave’s talk, and the question and answer session. He was very inspirational.
Nikki’s stories are so interesting. The children are mesmerized by them. How wonderful to have the actual author and illustrator present the story. Nikki has wonderful classroom management skills whilst also utilizing puppetry and singing with her guitar to keep the children entertained. Recommend!
Deb was a very engaging speaker and performer. The children really enjoyed the visit and have been madly borrowing her books. Deb pitched her talk to each year level and managed to have everyone laughing and learning at their level - including the teachers.
Jenny Wang helped us kick off a week long celebration of learning as part of Catholic Week activities at Jubilee Primary. With Jenny's expertise, all students successfully created their own manga characters, inspiring some students to submit art work for the school's mini Art Show. Jenny's own passion for using animation to spread positive community messages could be a great starter for students building their own community message.
The presentation that Frances gave was spot on and exactly what we were after. Her work with the girls was incredibly valuable in giving them confidence and providing a set of basic guidelines that can be followed. Students and staff really appreciated the way she was able to weave stories of her own experience in amongst the detail of what it means to be a successful journalist Thanks for helping us out with our guest speakers. They really do provide a wonderful and enriching experience for th [...]