Member Profile

Peter Jailall

Jailall
Photo: Leanne O'Brien 2006

Peter Jailall, retired teacher, storyteller and poet has read his work in schools, libraries and universities across Canada and in the Caribbean. An avid supporter of human rights and social justice, he expresses his compassion and passion for human values through poetry and stories. A graduate from the University of Toronto (B.Ed, M.A.), Peter conducts poetry and literacy workshops in schools. He adapts his approach to teaching and learning to curriculum themes. After a reading, students participate in follow up activities which may include writing, drama and choral reading. He assists students in making and sharing their own texts after each presentation.

Phone number:
905- 568 -1464

Publications

When September Comes. Natural Heritage/Natural History, 2003
Yet Another Home. Natural Heritage/Natural History, 1997
This Healing Place and Other Poems. Natural Heritage/Natural History, 1993
Mother Earth: Poems for Her Children. In Our Words Inc., 2009

Awards

Shortlisted for the Established Literary Artist Mississauga Arts Award for Poetry, 2002
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
Variable
Genre:
Poetry
Grades:
2 to 12
Audience size:
Variable
Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$200
Three sessions:
$450
One session:
$100
Three sessions:
$300
GST:
GST not applicable