Speaking

Josh Langley is an in demand speaker at schools, libraries, writers festivals and events. His direct, honest and humorous style connects with audiences of all ages.

Primary Schools

Josh has inspired thousands of school children across WA with his powerful messages of resilience and self-esteem.

Based on his books Being You is Enough, the ABIA Award winning It’s OK to Feel the Way You Do, and Magnificent Mistakes and Fantastic Failures his funny and engaging presentations have been developed to compliment the health and well being aspects of the Australian school curriculum as well as connecting with pastoral care policies.

Josh has also appeared at the Margaret River Young Readers Festival and Telling Tales Children’s Festival in Balingup. He’s also a popular guest speaker for year 6 Graduation ceremonies for various primary schools.

In person school visits

1 session (hour) $350
2 sessions (hour) $450
Full day (10am til 3pm, max 4 msessions ) $650

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Virtual Visits

No matter where you are in Australia or around the world, Josh Langley can visit your classroom or library live via a Virtual School Visit. In a funny and inspiring presentation, Josh talks about overcoming setbacks to become an award-winning author and illustrator, does a funny reading of one his books, answers questions from students and more.

There are 3 different Presentations to choose from that cover different aspects of the health and well-being curriculum.

  • Being You is Enough (well-being / self-esteem / positive self-talk / creativity)
  • It’s Ok to Feel The Way You Do (well-being / emotions / pastoral care / anxiety)
  • Magnificent Mistakes and Fantastic Failures (resilience /well-being / positive risk taking / friendship / creativity)

1 session (I hour) $300

Session cost includes a FREE copy of the book that features in the session and teacher notes.

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Virtual Visit Technical requirements

  • Laptop or computer with camera
  • Smart Board or big screen TV
  • High speed internet connection
  • Josh guides you through the easy set up process using Skype or Zoom

Praise for Josh Langley

“Josh’s workshops are engaging, entertaining and humorous. He addresses key issues at a level appropriate to the student’s ages, providing sound advice and tips for dealing with life’s big issues. We loved the quote “practice makes progress” and intend to make this a whole primary focus for the next term. We are looking forward to inviting Josh back.”.

– Kim Luk (Director of Positive Education) Geraldton Grammar

“The kids really enjoyed their sessions with you. You were highly entertaining and engaging!”

Brooke Gray – Year 2 teacher Beaconsfield Primary

*Josh charges normal Australia Society of Author rates.

To book Josh Langley please contact
Kali Strahan, Booking Agent,
at bookings@joshlangley.com.au or call 0429 066 737.


Presentations for Adults

His talk and workshop topics include:

Find Your Creative Mojo Talk: Engaging hour long talk to help people tap into their creative selves. Also includes Q and A and book signing.

Find Your Creative Mojo Workshop: Josh teams up with fellow writer Andy Macleod to deliver a powerful workshop that delves deep into the creative process. It’s a very much hands on experience for participants and the insights gleaned go way beyond creativity and can be used in life in general.

To book Josh Langley please contact
Kali Strahan
, Booking Agent,
at bookings@joshlangley.com.au or call 0429 066 737.

How to Get Published Workshop: Working out how get a book published can be confusing and extremely daunting. In this informative workshop participants get a broad overview on how the publishing industry works and what it takes to get your manuscript in front of a publisher. Josh co-presents this workshop with writer and poet Andy Macleod.

Some of the events and places Josh has appeared at.

  • ‘Paracon’ Paranormal Conference 2015
  • Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival (2016, 2017, 2019)
  • Telling Tales Children’s Festival Balingup (2017, 2018)
  • Capel Library
  • Margaret River Library
  • Mary Davies Library.

Praise for Josh Langley’s talks

“Best Author Talk I’ve been to at the Library. Good value and lots of fun as well”

“Great talk by Josh. Inspiring and fun.”

“Very inspirational, made me want to want to go home and start writing”

“Josh spoke with enthusiasm. i enjoyed and agreed with everything he said”

“Thought your presentation last night was excellent.” – Pat Taylor

“MY DAUGHTER, CAITY, AND I ATTENDED YOUR PRESENTATION AT THE CAPEL LIBRARY LAST NIGHT – WHICH WAS FANTASTIC, WE BOTH THOROUGHLY ENJOYED IT!” – MEG

“Josh is an inspirational speaker and a wonderful writer – we loved having him at our library event…will definitely book him again”

– Karen (Capel Libraries)

“Very interesting, informative and entertaining w/shop. Thank -you”

– Ingrid

*Josh charges normal Australia Society of Author rates.

To book Josh Langley please contact
Kali Strahan
, Booking Agent,
at bookings@joshlangley.com.au or call 0429 066 737.

Josh is also represented by Creativenet Speakers Agency

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