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Sheena Koops
Box 246
Fort Qu'Appelle SK  S0G 1S0

306-332-3023

sheena.koops@pvsd.ca
www.sheenakoops.com
 

Bio

  • Sheena Koops’ fondest memories include horses and table tennis on her childhood farm near Macoun, Saskatchewan. Voice of the Valley, her first novel, was published in 2006 with Orca Book Publishers. Sheena is currently neck deep in two teen novels, a collection of poetry, songwriting, singing, and freelancing. Sheena teaches at Bert Fox Community High School in beautiful Fort Qu’Appelle. Her 2006 Master of Education thesis is entitled, Blue Eyes Remembering Toward Anti-Racist Pedegogy. Sheena has worked in urban, First Nation and rural Saskatchewan within private, band, public and community schools. She married fellow educator, Michael, in 1989 and their favourite accomplishments are three girls: Victoria, Moira, and Arwen.

Genres

  • Fiction » Children's Writing—Young Adult
  • Music-Related » Lyrics—Folk
  • Non-Fiction » Travel

Publications

  • Voice of the Valley. Orca Book Publisher, 2006

Workshops Offered

  • School or Community Reading
    • Group Size:
      • 1-100
      Typical “Reading” Includes:
      Young Adult Novel Voice of the Valley (Orca Books)
      Children’s Picture Books (printed in Dene and English)
      Songs (I’ll bring my guitar and confess I write songs)
      Poetry (Not too much, not too little, just right)
      Rejection Binder (A favourite with all ages)
      Drafts in Progress (A peek into my messy creative process)
      Manuscript to Submit (I’ll get the kids to lick the stamp)
      Moccasins and Otter Mitts (Favourite muses)

Audience Age Groups

    • Adults
    • Secondary School (10-12)
    • Middle School (6-9)
    • Elementary School (K-5)
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