The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild is pleased to announce spring Volume 14’s editors:  Elena Bentley (Managing & Poetry editor) and Brandon Fick (Associate Prose editor).


Elena Bentley holds an MA in English from the University of Toronto. Her poetry has been published in numerous lit mags and journals, including Arc PoetryRoomThe Malahat ReviewPRISM international, and Grain. She is the Managing/Poetry Editor for untethered magazine. Her debut poetry chapbook, taliped, is forthcoming with 845 Press (fall 2023). Find out more at


Brandon Fick is from Lanigan, Saskatchewan, and is a recent graduate of the University of Saskatchewan's MFA in Writing program.  Brandon’s fiction has been published in The Societyin medias res, and Quagmire, and he’s published book reviews in Prairie Fire and the River Volta Review of Books.  His story, “Trip to Little Bighorn,” was one of twelve long-listed for the 2022 Bridge Prize.  Aside from spring, Brandon is currently the Fiction Editor for Quagmire.


Spring magazine is the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild’s bi-annual magazine that showcases poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction by emerging Saskatchewan writers. Submissions to spring vol. 14 open on September 21, 2023.