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Author visits to schools

Find authors and poets who visit schools, it’s as easy as 1,2,3

1. Find an author

Search and find school authors, poets, and storytellers near you from anywhere in the UK.

2. Book your day

Once you have found the perfect author to visit your school contact them directly through our online booking enquiry form.

3. Review

Help others choose the right school author by sharing your author visit with us.

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Author visits to schools

Schools that invite authors in to work with their children perform better on all kinds of metrics and don’t just take our word for it. The National Literacy Trust

Tips for choosing a school author

There are lots of things to consider when choosing an author to visit your school. Before making a final decision, the following are a few things you will need to check out…

How to get the most out of your author day

Now that you have selected an appropriate author for your school visit, the following are some tips to ensure that the day goes smoothly…

Ian delivered a fantastic couple of days for all of our near 500 pupils, with engaging, interactive workshops for each year group which were inspiring and empowering, bringing poetry to all in a brilliantly entertaining way – highly recommended!

David Jenkins – Executive Headteacher


Your frequently asked questions about author and poet visits to schools answered

What is Find a School Author?

At Find a School Author our mission is to connect schools and teachers with visiting professionals who specialise in author visits to schools.

How do I find school authors and poets who visit schools?

You’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find your perfect school author: 1. Select your service 2. Type your town or city into the search bar (optional) 3. Click on ‘search’ 4. Narrow the results by selecting an age range, or filter by genre 5. Browse through the list of authors near you and contact one or two you like. 

How does Find a School Author work?

Simply search for a school author, poet or storyteller, check out their profile and services, and contact them directly. You will have the opportunity to leave a review and let them know how they did.

Why use Find a School Author?

Find a School Author is completely free to search and you will be able contact authors directly. Public feedback helps you find the perfect author for your school or organisation.

Are you an author?

Thousands of schools are looking for authors, poets and storytellers like you. We would love to have you on board!