Schools FAQ

What are the benefits for teachers, librarians or other education professionals to utilize helps connect schools and other organizations with authors and artists who are available for speaking opportunities. You can view a profile that provides a bio, presentation audience, experience and topics for each author or artist listed on our site for FREE. You can also list your school or organization on our site for FREE and have authors/artists find you. 

How can I search for an author to come to my school or organization?

There are several ways you can find authors or artists on our site:

  1. You can use the Search bar located in the upper right corner of the navigation to search for authors and artists by name or using keywords such as presentation audience or topics.

  2. You can visit the Search Directory page and type in a keyword(s) or you can click on the clinks to view members of a specific category, book type, presentation audience, location, or topic.

  3. You can click on the categories listed under each author's photo and title on the home page. For example, if you click on “Children's Author,” you will be able to view all authors listed in that category.

How can I find out about the latest authors, artists, and speakers who join

We recommend that you bookmark our site so that you can come back and search for new authors, artists, and speakers. We also encourage you to like our Facebook page: @authorbookings to stay up-to-date.

The easiest way to make sure you don't miss reading about our newest members is to subscribe to our email list. We will send out one email each month that highlights our members.


How can I list my school or organization on

If you represent a school, library, or media organization and want an author, illustrator or speaker to connect with you, fill out the form on the Opportunities for Authors page under the “Connect” tab in the navigation. We will take care of the rest! We will even send you access to one digital issue of Story Monsters Ink for FREE just for submitting your information.

Please note: We will not post any opportunities that involve charging a fee to our members. 

How can I provide feedback about my experience using

We would love to hear your success stories! We also want to hear your suggestions for improvements for our site. Simply, fill out the form located in the footer of each page to provide your feedback and/or suggestions. We may feature your comments on the Testimonials page.

What can I do if I find an error or experience another problem with the website?

If for any reason you experience problems with using the site, please email us or call 480-940-8182.


Just wanted you to know that I have had several authors respond to our listing on your website and a couple are on the schedule! Thank you soooo much for helping us out!!
— Karen O'Keefe, EL Testing Specialist/Young Authors' Day Coordinator, Mountain View School, Phoenix, AZ