Speaker Profile - Jill Donaldson


Region: Oklahoma
Age Levels: 5-10
Will Travel: Anywhere in the world
Skype Visit: Yes
SCBWI Profile: Member Profile
Speaker Email: jillsdonaldson@yahoo.com


Jill Donaldson has a bachelor degree and is published in Appleseeds magazine for children. Since 1999, Jill has been an active member of the Oklahoma and Missouri Chapters of the SCBWI. She currently serves as the Assistant Regional Advisor for the Oklahoma Chapter and as the Oklahoma City Connect Coordinator. Her awards include H.S. Valedictorian and the Geraldine Burns Award for Excellence in English.  

Presentation Description:

The Power of Poems:
Flowers and Songs, what the Aztecs called poems.  What do other cultures call poems?  How has poetry affected children from different eras?  How does poetry affect you?  We will explore the power of poems from different eras and cultures and perhaps create our own!