Speaking engagements

Who do I contact?

If you are interested in booking Nidhi for an event, please email her at [email protected] with subject line Visit Inquiry for Nidhi Chanani. Before emailing, please check the events page to get an idea of her availability! Thank you.

What types of presentations does Nidhi offer?

Nidhi can present picture books to K-5 student groups and comics to middle school students.

In person, Nidhi has a fun and interactive PowerPoint presentation and talks about her path to comics, her creative process for writing and drawing, and finishes with interactive drawing demonstrations.

Virtual visits consist of a short interactive introduction and reading, drawing demo followed by ample time for prepared questions.

How long are the presentations?

In person they’re 1 hour; 45 minutes of talking, 15 minutes of drawing combined with Q&A.

For virtual visits, they’re 45 minutes to mitigate screen fatigue. 25 minutes of talking and 20 minutes for Q&A.

Where do I buy her books?

We recommend purchasing books from your local bookstore. However, you may also purchase from Bookshop, Amazon, IndieBound, Books a Million, Powell’s, or Barnes and Noble.

Will she sign books?

Nidhi will autograph all books after or before presenting.

For virtual visits, Nidhi can send signed book plates to the school.

Where does she live?

The California Bay Area.

What equipment is needed for a visit?

Nidhi will arrive with a presentation loaded on a flash drive.

  • Laptop with powerpoint
  • LCD projector & screen
  • Microphone & mic stand
  • Podium (preferred but not required)
  • Art easel with large pad of paper and markers