School Info

Jesse is an engaging and popular speaker, and has addressed audiences of all ages, around the world, at festivals, schools and conferences.


Jesse regularly visits schools and is available for talks, student mentoring and workshops. For primary school bookings contact
The Children's Bookshop Speakers Agencyin NSW orSpeakers Ink in QLD or Jesse direct.

Jesse’s children’s novels are linked to Australian primary school curricula and are accompanied by Teachers’ hub @ HarperCollins teaching notes (Click to download notes).

Click for Jesse’s public speaking and literary festival testimonials.

Student feedback from the First North Gifted Writers mentoring program with primary school students in Northern NSW.
“Working with Jesse has been a real eye-opener.” - Zephyr Mules-Sherrin.
“It has been inspiring working with Jesse.” - Elijah Buckle.
“Jesse has been a great help giving me ideas and inspiration.” - Amelia Bucher.
“I enjoyed learning more from such a talented writer.” - Rosie Hogan.

Bexhill with students


Jesse Blackadder 2015