If you’d like Rehan to visit your school or organisation he can deliver the following talks. Please get in touch with him through the Contact Us button below.
If you run a Book Club and are planning on reading any of Rehan’s novels and would like him to record a personalised video message for your attendees, please get in touch with him, noting the 2-3 questions you’d like him to answer.
ASSEMBLY TALK FOR SCHOOLS
Exploring the key ingredients that make a great story. Talk is aimed at a wider audience, not just those interested in literature.
Age range: 12+.
Format: +50 students.
Duration: 60 mins
A version of this talk can also be given virtually to a smaller class size with the use of Video technology such as Skype or equivalent.
MASTERCLASS FOR SCHOOLS
This masterclass focusses on the the design choices a writer must make when they construct the setting, characters and plot of a story.
Age range: 14+.
Format: Up to 30 students.
Duration: 60 or 90 mins
A version of this masterclass can also be given virtually with the use of Video technology such as Skype or equivalent.
The Hemel Hempstead School (Hemel Hempstead, UK): "It was a real pleasure to welcome Rehan to The Hemel Hempstead School. His fascinating presentation held both students and staff in thrall and his masterclass gave our Year 9 students, and those from a neighbouring school, plenty of food for thought.!" - Ellen Krajewski, Librarian (2019).
Sharjah English School (Sharjah, UAE): We really enjoyed Rehan’s visit. It was perhaps one of the most useful author visits we have ever had! The students really enjoyed it and a lot of them have put into practice the tips Rehan gave them during the visit - Rebecca Somers, Head of English (2019).
GEMS Dubai American Academy (Dubai, UAE): "Rehan visited our school and presented the masterclass “How to design a novel”. The students enjoyed the session and they were very excited to talk to Rehan about the process of creating a novel. Both students and staff enjoyed the connections he made with well-known novels and the tips he gave during the writing journey. Overall, the outcome was very positive and the students felt the excitement to get to know a renowned author like Rehan" - Marta Monforte Perez, HS Librarian (2019)
Kings Al Barsha (Dubai, UAE): "Thank you so much for your visit, it was such a detailed presentation on the art of story writing and the students were really engaged. I even had their teachers from their next lesson saying that the students were still talking about your visit and were excited to read your book!" - Emma Sanderson, Head of English, Kings Al Barsha
Brighton College (Al Ain, UAE): “Book Week was a very busy week for us. Your visit was most definitely a highlight - thank you again for coming in and engaging the pupils the way that you did.” (Catherine Adamson, English Teacher)
Victoria International School (Sharjah, UAE): “Having Rehan come into the school and speak gave pupils first-hand insight into what goes into writing a novel, and also some valuable techniques to approaching creative writing that they can apply directly in the classroom” (Principal Dean Pyrah)