Step into the vivid words of Saskatchewan poet Cooper Skjeie. Join him as he takes your classes on a poetic exploration of the natural world. He will teach your classes how to write from the perspective of objects outside of themselves and explore the life that exists in the world all around us.

  • Art Stream: Literary Arts – Poetry
  • Broadcast length: 45 minutes, with a pre and post workshop activity
    included in the teacher guide
  • Date and time: Apr. 5-6, 2023
    • 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM each day
  • Host School: TBA
  • Register below for the Live session

Teacher Guides and Resources

Artist Biography

Cooper Skjeie (/shay/) is a Métis/German-Norwegian educator and poet from Saskatoon. An alumnus of the 2019 Banff Centre’s Emerging Writers’ Intensive and the 2021 Sage Hill Poetry Course, he won first place in the 2020 Saskatoon Indigenous Poets Society Slam Invitational, third prize in the 2020 Short Grain Contest for Poetry, and he was shortlisted for the 2020 Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize. His work-in-progress has been supported by SK Arts and Canada Council for the Arts, and his poems appear or are forthcoming in Prairie Fire Magazine, Grain Magazine, and PRISM international, among others.