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).
Program and Administrative Assistant: Kelsey Gottfried (Interim)
The Administrative Assistant responds to general inquiries by phone, mail, and email. She also provides administrative and programming support to the rest of the staff, as well as managing Grain's submissions and subscriptions.
Accountant: Lauren Numrich
The Accountant oversees all financial matters for the Guild and the SWG Foundation.
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.
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.
Program Coordinator: Oin Nicholson
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, Words in the Park, Readings by the River, and Youth Programming, as well as assisting with all other programs of the Guild.
Publications Coordinator: Stephanie Campbell
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.
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.
Grain Editor: Adam Pottle
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.
For submissions or ads to Freelance, the SWG members newsletter, please send information to email@example.com