Miriam Körner, originally from Germany, is an award-winning writer, photographer, illustrator and wilderness guide. She lives in a small cabin surrounded by her sled dogs near La Ronge, Saskatchewan. When she is not exploring the vast wilderness of Canada's Far North by dog team or canoe she writes about her adventures - real and imagined ones - for children and young adults.
Presentations are catered to the audience. Generally, they include book readings and a behind the scenes look with varying focuses on: Writing/illustrating for children, environmental grief and hope, connection to nature, northern lifestyles, sled dogs and land based education.
- Writing for children and/or young adults (for adults)
- Writing and illustrating a collaborative story (for children and youth)
- Fox and Bear, Grade 1-5: (Focus: Environment. Reading and a look behind the scenes: Illustration process, inspiration, etc.)
- Yellow Dog, Grade 2-7 (Focus: Northern lifestyle, sled dogs. Reading and a look behind the scenes: Life in northern Saskatchewan, dog teams, inspiration.)
- Qaqavii, Grade 5-12 (Focus: Arctic, Inuit dog culture. Reading and a look behind the scenes: Racing the Hudson Bay Quest, dog teams, inspiration.)