Don Kerr

Saskatchewan’s poet laureate, Don Kerr, has published ten books of poetry and as well as fiction and one teen novel. He is also a dramatist who has written for the Fringe and for CBC radio. He taught English at the University of Saskatchewan for forty years, specializing in classes of drama and film. Throughout his distinguished career, he has written on the history and culture of the prairie west. As well as preserving it in his writing, he has been a force to galvanize heritage preservation.

Don is available to work with grades six through 12, and can help students integrate poetry into history or drama.