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School Visits, Speaking, & Workshops

Bring me to you!


half day, Full day, & Virtual

School VisitS


About School Visits:

Customizable for all grade levels, Kirk gives an inside view of how he grew from a kid who loved to doodle and read during class to being a bigger kid who still loves to doodle and read. Options for school visits include half days, full days, and virtual visits.


Visit Topics

  • A Day in the Life of an Illustrator
  • How to Get Ideas for Stories
  • Drawing Demonstration
  • Book Reading

Finding Your Creative Place

Lectures & Speaking


About Lectures & Speaking:

Is your organization looking to learn about creativity, writing/illustrating, or best methods for engaging young readers? From rotary clubs to college classes and teacher groups, Kirk offers a variety of talks and lectures.


Sample lectures

  • Meta Fiction in Children's Literature
  • Elements of Sequential Storytelling
  • Accessing Reluctant Readers
  • Implementing Nonfiction in K-2 ELA Classrooms

Hone Your Craft



About Workshops:

Working on bolstering your art skills, storytelling abilities, or do you want a hands-on book-making experience for your class? Kirk teaches classes and leads workshops with business organizations, schools, and nonprofits.



  • Character Design Fundamentals
  • Bringing Depth to your Characters
  • Introduction to Hand Lettering
  • Kids Comics 101: Let's Draw!