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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: Andrea MacLeod

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.

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

Interim Accountant: Jackie Fry

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

Phone: 306-791-7748
Email: accountant@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: Oin Nicholson

The Program Coordinator is responsible for managing the SWG Author Readings Program, ACCESS TV show (Bookworm's Corner), 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.

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

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.

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

Program Assistant: Leah MacLean-Evans

The Program Assistant manages the Grain subscription database, processes donations and workshop registrations, as well as assisting the Program Manager and Program Coordinators with planning, organizing and on-site event facilitation. She also maintains the SWG website and social media.

Phone: 306-791-7749

Grain Guest 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.

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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