The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild is pleased to announce the participants of the 2023 Mentorship Program and Indigenous Mentorship Programs. These programs nurture emerging Saskatchewan writers by pairing them with established writing mentors for a 4-month program (Jan-April).


Mentorship Program

Aspen Enzo (Regina) mentored by Leslie Vryenhoek (Saskatoon) – creative nonfiction

Liberty Emkeit (Regina) mentored by Gail Bowen (Regina) – creative nonfiction

Marie Lovrod (Saskatoon) mentored by Anne Lazurko (Weyburn) – creative nonfiction/poetry

Shayna Stock (Regina) mentored by Bruce Rice (Regina) - poetry


Indigenous Mentorship Program

Jamen Willis (Saskatoon) mentored by Francine Cunningham (Strathmore) – fiction


The apprentices will have the opportunity to share their work publicly at the Apprentice Reading on May 5, 2023 in Regina.


Thank you to our funders Sask Lotteries, Canada Council for the Arts and City of Regina.