Elizabeth Wheeler is available for conferences (literary and educational), school and library visits, writing workshops, and festivals. In addition to 3-Minute Poetry and book talks, she has presented on the following topics:
Know Your Audience: What Can YA Writers Learn from the Stories Teens Tell?
Create emotional resonance and deepen stories by exploring how today’s teens are facing experiences different from our own.
Stuck? Get unstuck through a series of activities designed to unleash creativity, encourage play, and free the writing brain.
You Wrote What?
A conversation about content in YA literature.
How to Use Contemporary YA Literature to Revitalize Curriculum
Examine how various contemporary YA pieces can accompany traditional texts to enrich and deepen student engagement.
The Mythology of the Teaching Profession
"You make a difference!" Teachers are often depicted as saviors and scapegoats in fiction and reality. As educators, we aim to make a difference, but what is the cost of believing in and perpetuating our own mythology? Explore the role you play as an educator to help you succeed in the classroom and beyond.