About the SWG

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Executive Director: Judith Silverthorne

The Executive Director is responsible for the general direction, operations and resource management of the Guild. She also works closely with the Board and our core funders (Saskatchewan Lotteries, and SaskCulture).

Phone: 306-791-7742
Email: edswg@skwriter.com

Administrative Assistant: Kelly Day

The Administrative Assistant responds to general inquiries by phone, mail, and email. She also provides administrative support to the rest of the staff.

Phone: 306-791-7740
Email: info@skwriter.com

Accountant: Lauren Numrich

The Accountant oversees all financial matters for the Guild and the SWG Foundation.

Phone: 306-791-7748
Email: accountant@skwriter.com

Membership and Communications Coordinator: Samantha Workman

The Membership and Communications Coordinator manages membership, volunteer, and donor databases and relations. She also maintains the SWG website and social media profiles.

Phone: 306-791-7747
Email: communications@skwriter.com

Program Manager: Tracy Hamon

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.

Phone: 306-791-7743
Email: programs@skwriter.com

Program Coordinator: Caelan Reilly

The Program Coordinator is responsible for managing the SWG Author Readings Program, ACCESS TV shows (Bookworm's Corner and Follow that Book), Write After Lunch Talk Series, and Youth Programming, as well as assisting with all other programs of the Guild.

Phone: 306-791-7746
Email: swgevents@skwriter.com

Office and Program Assistant: Oin Nicholson

The Program Assistant maintains the Author Readings program, provides assistance to the Program Coordinators and Program Manager, and acts as the interim Grain Business Administrator.

Phone: 306-791-7749
Email: swgpr@skwriter.com

Publications Coordinator: Corey Wilkinson

The Publications Coordinator prepares and distributes the Guild's weekly electronic news bulletin Ebriefs, is responsible for Freelance, the bi-monthly member newsletter, and the Guild's publications for emerging writers and high school students respectively, Spring and Windscript, as well as for layout of Grain magazine and all Guild promotional materials.

Phone: 306-791-7744
Email: swgmedia@skwriter.com

Indigenous Program Coordinator: Nickita Longman

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.

Phone: 306-791-7741

Saskatoon Program Coordinator: OFFICE CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING

The Saskatoon Program Coordinator plans, organizes, delivers, and monitors the Guild's programs and services in Saskatoon, including but not limited to workshops, readings, and the Fall Conference/AGM (on the years when it is held in Saskatoon).

Email: saskatoon@skwriter.com

Retreat Coordinator:

The Retreat Coordinator handles all on-site retreat matters.

Phone: 306-757-6310
Email: skretreats@skwriter.com

Grain Editor: Guest Editors

The Grain Editor is in charge of all editorial matters for Grain, the Guild's award-winning literary journal, and works closely with genre editors.

Email: graineditor@skwriter.com

Grain Business Administrator: Vacant

The Grain Business Administrator is in charge of all non-editorial matters for Grain, the Guild's award-winning literary journal.

Phone: 306-791-7749
Email: grainmag@skwriter.com

For submissions or ads to Freelance, the SWG members newsletter, please send information to swgmedia@skwriter.com

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