• Broadcast length: 45 minutes, with a pre and post workshop activity
    included in the teacher guide
  • Date and time: May 1-2, 2024
    • 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM each day
  • Host School: TBA
  • Register below for the Live session


  • Grade 1/2: Wed., May 1, 10:00AM
  • Grade 3/4: Wed., May 2, 1:00PM
  • Grade 5/6: Thurs., May 2, 10:00AM
  • Grade 7/8: Thurs., May 2, 1:00PM

Artist Biography

Katherine Lawrence has published four poetry collections and a novel-in-verse for young adults. Her most recent book, Black Umbrella (Turnstone Press, 2022) is a poetic memoir. Her work has been honoured with several awards, including the John V Hicks Long Manuscript Award for both Black Umbrella and Never Mind (Turnstone Press, 2017). Stay (Coteau Books, 2017; Shadowpaw Press, 2022) won the North American Moonbeam Award for children’s poetry. She is also a recipient of the Best First Book Award from Saskatchewan Book Awards for Ring Finger, Left Hand (Coteau Books, 2001). Her work has been published across Canada. She holds an MFA in Writing from the University of Saskatchewan and is a previous writer in residence with Saskatoon Public Library. Katherine makes her home in Saskatoon. www.katherinelawrence.net

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Page Poetry with Katherine Lawrence

Wed., May 1st, 10:00AMGrade 1/2

Page Poetry with Katherine Lawrence

Wed. May 1st, 1:00PMGrade 3/4

Page Poetry with Katherine Lawrence

Thurs. May 2nd, 10:00AMGrade 5/6

Page Poetry with Katherine Lawrence

Thurs., May 2nd, 1:00PMGrade 7/8
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