About the SWG

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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).

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

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.

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

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.

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

Accountant: Jacquie Fry

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

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

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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