Member Profile

Peta-Gaye Nash

Photo: Abhinav Misra 2013

Jamaican born Peta-Gaye Nash writes fiction, children's books and poetry. She lives and works in Mississauga, Ontario, with her husband and four children. Her Caribbean heritage inspires much of her work. In 2015, she won the Marty Awards for Emerging Literary Art. 

E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

I Too Hear the Drums. In Our Words Inc. , 2010
Juliet Malevolent...An Evil Tale. GMJ Creative Hands Inc., 2015
Essie Wants an Education. In Our Words Inc. , 2014

Awards

Marty Awards Winner for emerging literary art, 2015
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description

Presentations are tailored for students' needs but include Black History, growth and development as a writer, where stories come from. Presentations include a reading and Q & A. 

Presentation Length:
1 hour
Genre:
Literary, Caribbean, Children's Lit
Grades:
kindergarten to Grade 12
Audience size:
200 for presentations, 30 for workshops
Workshop Description:

Writer's Craft workshops are tailored to suit the needs of the students to include free writing, character development, plot, overcoming fear and writer's block.

Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$$200
Two sessions:
$$400
GST:
GST not applicable