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ELOISE GREENFIELD

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ELOISE GREENFIELD 'S AUTHOR APPEARANCES

CONFERENCES

 

Eloise Greenfield usually does one speech in keeping with the theme of the conference and reads from her books, unless other arrangements are made in advance. Please discuss content and format with a representative from Balkin Buddies to make sure that everyone is clear on the topic, format, etc. Ms. Greenfield is also available to autograph as many books as needed.

 

SCHOOL VISITS

 

She doesn't do many school visits anymore but when she does, she gives one presentation, plus autographs as many books as requested. She combines her talk about being a writer with a reading from one or more of her books. Audience participation is welcome and the presentation and book(s) she reads from are in accordance with the age level of the audience.

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS AND GROUP SIZE

She does one program a day. The audience can be of any size.

 

VIDEO AND AUDIO TAPING

 

Ms. Greenfield requests that no video or audio taping be made of her talks or readings.

 

HONORARIUM AND TRAVEL AND HOTEL EXPENSES

 

The honorarium is due by the end of the day of Ms. Greenfield's visit. Schools and organizations should be prepared to pay airfare or train fare and hotel charges directly to the airline or train station and hotel respectively. Please discuss travel arrangements with Ms. Greenfield, but do please pay for her travel and hotel in advance with the hosting organization's check or credit card.

 

In light of the economic climate, Ms. Greenfield has modified her honorarium as follows:

For Washington, D.C. schools and events, she charges $500, plus travel and maybe a meal.

For schools and events outside Washington, D.C., she charges $1,000, plus travel, hotel if needed, and meals.

For Washington D.C. as well as well as events outside Washington, D.C., because of her partial blindness, her daughter accompanies her for all events, and will sit with her during book signings. They will need a hotel room with two beds for any overnight visits. Her daughter pays for her own travel expenses.

For any appearances requiring flying or train travel, she charges $1,800, plus airfare or train fare and hotel as specified above and her daughter will accompany her. Someone from the organization should pick them up from the airport or train station and drive them back to the airport or train station.

 

These rates may be somewhat negotiable in special cases, so to discuss, please contact Balkin Buddies by phone or email. Please note that Ms. Greenfield prefers a hotel to have at least a 3 diamond AAA rating. When flying, Ms. Greenfield prefers to fly out of National Airport in Washington, D.C.; she also prefers to fly during daylight hours, and doesn't like small planes, so do please book her on a jet that seats a minimum of 50 passengers.

 

For further information, especially about the expenses (travel, hotel, and meals), click the "Arrange An Appearance" button and see "General Information on the Cost of an Author Appearance" as well as the 'Honorariums' section near the bottom of "How to Plan an Author Appearance."