Do you know an SWG member who deserves recognition for exceptional volunteerism? Some tireless, dedicated, hard-working writer in our midst who has provided outstanding service to the literary community for at least five years? Now’s your chance to give these unsung heroes, the literary glue that holds us all together, a modicum of glory and gratitude for their dedication: we are accepting nominations for the 2012 Hyland Award until October 15th. A brief form and nomination letter are required, outlining contributions to the writing community at a local, provincial, or national level. Winners will be recognized at the October AGM with great pomp and circumstance — and a really spiffy pen, too!
2012 Hyland Award Nomination Form
This award has been established to recognize the many achievements of Saskatchewan Writers Guild members through their volunteer support of the Saskatchewan literary community.
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Nominators are asked to submit a letter as well as the prepared nomination form. This letter should include a description of the nominee's involvement in the Writers Guild or the writing community. The description should be as complete as possible, since it will used as the basis for the nomination.
The letter should include the following:
Applications should be typed.
Please note that applications must be postmarked by Monday October 15, 2012.
Submit nominations to the following address: Box 3986, Regina SK, S4P 3R9.
The Hyland Award will consist of a pen and a certificate. The Hyland Volunteer Leadership Award will be presented at the Annual General Meeting of the SWG (held in October each year).
Selection Criteria: Volunteer Leadership Award
The SWG Board will consider the following areas/topics when selecting the Hyland Award recipient.
1. Personal Background
2. Growth of Interest
Previous Winners of the Hyland Award (previously the Volunteer Leadership Award)