Executive Director: Tracy Hamon
The Executive Director is responsible for the general direction, operations and resource management of the Guild. They also work closely with the Board and our core funders (Saskatchewan Lotteries, and SaskCulture).
Program Manager: Yolanda Hansen
The Program Manager plans, organizes, delivers, and monitors the Guild's programs and services. These programs include awards, workshops, mentorships, readings, the Manuscript Evaluation Service, the Fall Conference/AGM, writing groups, rural programs, and the Poet Laureate program.
Temporary Administrative Assistant: Samantha Workman
The Administrative Assistant responds to general inquiries by phone, mail, and email. She also provides support for the Executive Director, the Accountant, the Program Manager, and the SWG Board. She also manages membership and donations.
Accountant: Jacquie Fry
The Accountant oversees all financial matters for the Guild and the SWG Foundation.
Program Coordinator: Cat Abenstein
The Program Coordinator is responsible for managing the SWG Author Readings Program, Write After Lunch Talk Series, Words in the Park, Readings by the River, and Youth Programming, as well as assisting with other readings, workshops and programs of the Guild.
Publications Coordinator: Stephanie Campbell
The Publications Coordinator prepares and distributes the Guild's weekly electronic news bulletin Ebriefs, is the editor of Freelance, our quarterly member magazine, and is responsible for the layout and design of the Guild's publications for emerging writers and high school students respectively, Spring and Windscript, as well as Grain magazine and all Guild promotional materials.
Indigenous Program Coordinator: Ali Fontaine
The Indigenous Program Coordinator plans, organizes, delivers, and monitors the Guild's Indigenous programs and services including Storytelling events, programs for youth, professional development workshops, writing retreats, and events.
Grain Editor: Nicole Haldoupis
The Editor is in charge of all editorial matters for Grain, the Guild’s award-winning literary journal. The Editor manages the assistant genre editors, applies for funding, selects pieces and oversees the layout and printing of the magazine.
For submissions or ads to Freelance, the SWG members newsletter, please send information to firstname.lastname@example.org