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Call for Workshop Instructors

The SWG is seeking two instructors (or one instructor who is interested in leading TWO workshops) for Weaving Words. Weaving Words is a SWG program for new Canadians, offered in partnership with the Global Gathering Place (GGP). There will be a maximum of 20 participants per session. Although dates have not been finalized, this summer's session is projected to take place this August in Saskatoon, with dates for the winter session to be determined. 

Ideal applicants are established professional writers with experience leading creative writing workshops. 

Weaving Words gives people from other cultures the chance to work with professional Canadian writers in a relaxed setting, to get some tips and hands-on experience telling their own stories to meet others who are interested in learning the craft of creative writing. This year's focus is on the creation of memories in either prose or poetry. 

Participants will explore ways to write their stories in English, while still keeping their distinctive voice and building on their writing, story structure, and editing skills. The participants will also have the opportunity to experience live performance as they present their work to an audience upon completion of the program. They will also create a chapbook anthology during the workshop. 

Deadline for applications is June 24, 2013

Applicants are requested to submit a letter of interest and a literacy CV not exceeding five pages by email to or by post to:

Saskatchewan Writers' Guild
Suite 719, 601 Spadina Crescent
Saskatoon, SK  S7K 3G8

Please include your interest in leading ONE or BOTH workshops.

For further details, please contact SWG Saskatoon Program Coordinator Scott Whiting at; phone: (306) 955-5513.



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