Jana offers writing workshops for children and adults. From writing children’s books, poetry, short stories, essays, and the novel, to encouraging reluctant readers, she is an accessible and warm educator and can easily incorporate your curriculum into her program. She is the Writer-In-Residence at Herman Melville's Berkshire home, Arrowhead.
"You have no idea how inspiring your visit was! The kids could not stop talking about you! They wrote ALL afternoon. So much joy! Thank you for getting our kids to reconnect with their imaginations. I cannot tell you what a beautiful experience this was. You made a real difference." ~ F.C.D. PS 165, Queens, NY
"The story behind the story, how the book got written, etc. was so exciting to hear." ~ Connor, 7th grade Herberg Middle School, Pittsfield, MA
"I like what the author signed in my book." ~ Malysha, 6th grade, Herberg Middle School, Pittsfield, MA
Have a look at what schools are doing! https://www.schodack.k12.ny.us/2022/03/students-meet-author-jana-laiz/