Programs for Young People

To book a workshop for young people, please visit Children’s Literature or contact Tonya directly.

Programs for Adults

Tonya does readings and lectures about her publications, research and the craft of writing. She is also available for Skype interviews with book clubs and community groups. Ms. Hegamin offers group residency workshops for weekend writing retreats in Cape May, New Jersey. Please email directly for package details.


General Rates (each contract is negotiated individually for your needs)

Within New York City transit region:

One presentation (reading, Q&A and book signing) up to 1 hour: $450

One workshop (reading, discussion and activity) up to 2 hours: $550

Two presentations: $950

Two workshops: $1050

3-5 presentations:$ $1500/day

Outside of NYC (please note that transportation costs will be additional)

One presentation:$550

One workshop: $600

Half day of presentations (up to 3 sessions): $1000

Half day of workshops: $2000

Full day: $2500

Skype Interview: $100/hour (includes reading and Q&A)