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Miriam Kornor

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Miriam Kornor


Box 652, Air Ronge,

S0J 3G0, SK 

Miriam Körner lives with her husband and their ten sled dogs near La Ronge. She shares her love for the north and the people who make it their home through writing and visual art and collaborates with elders to  turn their stories into books for children. She is currently working on her third novel. 

Her books for children and young adults include:

When the Trees Crackle with Cold: A Cree Calendar. p?simwasinahikan with Bernice Johnson-Laxdal

When We Had Sled Dogs: A story from the trapline. ?cimowin ohci wanihik?skan?hk with Ida Tremblay

Yellow Dog: A Novel

Qaqavii: A Novel


Moonbeam Children’s Book Award

Saskatchewan Book Award

Snow Willow Award

Workshops (all ages): 

Writing and illustrating

Books for Kids

Storytelling and Illustrating

Book Presentations