AND LORETTA HAUSMAN
I BOOK ORDERING
VISITS AND WORKSHOPS
Loretta Hausman tell stories to children of all ages. They visit
schools of all kinds and do programs that cover a variety of topics
from animal lore to Indian lore, and from ghosts to Great Danes.
They have done presentations to babies and to pre-schoolers and
from all levels of grade school through graduate school. The size
of the audience is not important to either of them - they speak
from the heart to two people or two hundred. They have done numerous
talks on radio and television, and are very comfortable around the
campfire. He and/or Loretta can do up to three presentations a day.
and Loretta Hausman's writing workshop includes interactive lectures
by the couple on the art and craft of developing memories into stories;
group work and the sharing of individual writing; and conferences
with the Hausmans. They can also do a question and answer session
on the nitty-gritty of publishing. Workshops can be done by one
or both of the Hausman's.
honorarium is due by the end
of the last day of the author appearance. Their fee structure is
to $1,000 a day, plus some expenses* - for Gerry only
a day, plus some expenses* - for both Gerry and Loretta
and Loretta usually pay their own airfare if given enough advance
to book it at a reasonable rate and if the flight is within the
continental U.S. They may also pay for a portion of their own lodging,
or all of it depending on book sales.
fact, their honorarium may be flexible depending on expected book
sales and how the books will be ordered. Please see their
book ordering page for information on how to order books directly
from the Hausman's.
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
are a master storyteller, the voice giving wonderful inflections,
as well as being your own sound effects engineer. You have a wealth
of knowledge and experience that takes your listener into the native
American world which you have made your own."
G. Robinson, Chair, Literary Society of Lee
of us who enjoyed your writing and your insight are a little richer
for the experience. Participants at our project have remarked over
the past few weeks how much they took pleasure in listening to you
discuss and read your work. Each of them is working diligently to
become a better writer and teacher through the project."
Wachholz, Ed.D.,Co-Director, Florida
Hausman's visit to Branford was definitely a great success with
the students. From the moment he stepped onto the stage in the cafetorium,
the author established an immediate rapport with every child in
Thomas, Staff Writer,Suwanee Sentinel
focus of our day was to celebrate the art of writing via our student
authors. Your instructional workshop served as the perfect adjunct
to inspire our students. You created the "magic" that
topped off a perfect day."
Blatt, Media Specialist,The Samuel
University 's Annual Literacy Institute has come to an end. The
memories, however. will remain with each of the participants. Their
responses to your presentation were consistently "outstanding."
They even remarked that "This is what education should be like!"
-Dr. Patricia A. Antonacci, Graduate School of Education, Fordham
can't thank you enough for your presentation at the National Writers'
Association today...I came home with something no one has given
me before, and that is such a sense of enthusiasm and personal possibility,
that I couldnot wait to get home and turn on my computer...What
was even more exciting was to see that the whole group today was
galvanized by your suggestions...Thanks a million.
-Betzi Abrams, Program Coordinator, Gulf Coast National Writers'
received rave reviews all the way down the line--from your keynote,
to your presentations, to your taped interview! You were wonderful
and very much appreciated.
-Kathy Clower, Coordinator, First Coast Writer's Festival, Florida
Community College at Jacksonville
like your stories. We enjoyed having you here. Please
come back soon."
Students of Summit Elementary, Cincinnati , Ohio