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Saskatchewan Writers/Artists Winter Retreat: February 2 - 23, 2018

Attend the Guild’s SK Writer/Artist Retreats in Winter 2018. Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Applications are available online. Late registration fees will be waived until January 6, 2017. For more information please contact Program Coordinator Oin Nicholson, swgevents@skwriter.com.

The SWG is extending the call for applications SWG Writers and Artists Retreats to January 2, 2018. The call is extended for all weeks Feb. 2-23, 2018, but predominantly for the week of Feb. 9-16, 2018.


Regular SK Writers/Artists Retreats are for established and practicing writers and artists who are able to work independently. This community retreat held in February is offered for writers and artists from Saskatchewan and other parts of Canada and around the world. The Winter Retreat is held in Muenster at the picturesque St. Peter's Abbey.

View St. Peter's Abbey facilities here and the Guest Wing here.

NB: These retreats are not teaching situations, but places where established and practicing writers and artists are expected to work independently.

Please read the Retreat Application Guidelines before submitting your application for any of the retreats.

Deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 2017.

Retreat Fees:

Rising costs for our facilities means we must adjust fees accordingly. The fees for this year are as follows:

  • SWG members: $350
  • Out-of-province members: $450
  • Out-of-province non-members: $550

Applicants may apply online or by mailing the Retreat Application Form - PDF to Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, att. Program Assistant, Box 3986, Regina, SK, S4P 3R9. If you have problems uploading documents, please contact swgpr@skwriter.com.

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