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Spring is published bi-annually, funding permitted, by the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild. 

The purpose of Spring is to showcase and encourage the work of new writers. All contributors are Saskatchewan residents or members of the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild.

Spring is provided free to all members of the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild and available for purchase for $10.00/copy plus GST.

Current issue of Spring

Volume 8, March 2013
Cover by Becky Thera

Back issues of Spring


Spring Vol. 6 - 2009

Spring Vol. 7 - 2011

Spring Magazine Vol.9 — Call for Submissions (TBA) Fall 2014

Volume 9 of Spring, SWG's magazine showcasing emerging Saskatchewan writers,  is scheduled to appear in 2015.

The submission deadline for Spring Vol.9 is Friday, November 14, 2014.

Spring editors will consider poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from Saskatchewan residents or members of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild, from those who have never published to those who have not yet published in book-length form (64 pages) and who have not yet entered into a contract with a book publisher or for self-publishing. Writers selected for publication will receive payment at the standard Guild rates.

Submission guidelines:

  • Submissions must be previously unpublished in any format.
  • The maximum length for fiction and non-fiction is 3,000 words and for poetry is six poems totaling no more than 12 manuscript pages. Excerpts from longer prose and poetry works will be considered.
  • In a covering letter, include your name, contact information, and the genre(s) and title(s) of your submissions(s). Your name and the title of the piece must appear on each page of your submission(s).
  • Entries must be in English, typed, double-spaced for prose, and single-sided on 8 1/2 x 11 in white paper.
  • Contributors must be residents of Saskatchewan.
  • Include a SASE with sufficient postage if you want your submission(s) returned. Keep a copy of your submission for your own files.
  • Include a short biography that will appear in the magazine should your submission be published.

Send submissions to


Attach document to the email as a doc, docx, rtf, or txt file.

Put Spring in the subject line.

If email is unavailable submissions can be mailed to:

Mail: Spring, Box 3986, Regina, SK, S4P 3R9

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