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, SaskCulture, and the Saskatchewan Arts Board).
Office Assistant: Rhea McFarlane
The Office Assistant responds to general inquiries by phone, mail, and email. She also provides administrative support to the rest of the staff.
Accountant: Lauren Numrich
The Accountant oversees all financial matters for the Guild and the SWG Foundation.
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: 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.
Publication Coordinator: Corey Wilkinson
The Publication 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.
Membership and Communication Coordinator: Samantha Workman
The Membership and Communication Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the membership database, as well as handling member, donor, and volunteer relations. She also updates the SWG website, and coordinates all social media platforms.
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.
Program Assistant: Randa Palfy
The Program Assistant provides support to the Program Manager and Program Coordinator. They process workshop registrations, maintain databases, and assist at events.
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).
The Retreat Coordinator handles all on-site retreat matters.
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.
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.
For submissions or ads to Freelance, the SWG members newsletter, please send information to firstname.lastname@example.org