Erik Slangerup (Children's Author)

Artist's Narrative

As an active writer and published author, I believe that everyone has a story to tell. I enjoy sharing my books, experiences, challenges, and writing techniques to help encourage students across the country to read, write, and imagine.




Upon request.


Programs Available


Author Visit/ Assembly (Grade levels K-5)
For larger groups. Includes animated reading of stories (Dirt Boy and Monsterlicious), unique, interactive presentation about "The 5 A's" of writing (covering all the steps, from ideation to revision), individual Q&A, and booksigning. Customized content upon request.

Activity Options:

Author Visit/ Assembly
  • Duration: 45-60 min.
  • Fees: $200/ $700 for full day (up to 4 assemblies per day)
    $100 for "Evening with an Author" appearances



Slangerup's Writing Workshops (Grade levels K-5)
For smaller class sizes, usually a follow-up to an assembly. A fun focus on one aspect of writing. Options include: 1) "Creating a 3-Sentence Story" 2) "Wearing out the Rhyme" 3) "Taking the Ouch out of Critique" 4) "Building a Group Story" and more...Further details available upon request.

Activity Options:

Slangerup's Writing Workshops
  • Duration: 30-60 min
  • Fees: $200/hour; $400/half day; $700/ full day (up to 8 workshops in a full day)



Complete a request form online, or download a printable copy.


 The gold star indicates this artist has participated in at least one professional development workshop concerning the alignment of their planned arts activities with state of Ohio content standards in arts and other academic subject areas.


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