The SWG is pleased to announce Cassidy McFadzean as our Virtual Writer-in-Residence for our Virtual Facilitated Retreat, happening on February 8-11, 2024.


Cassidy McFadzean grew up in Regina SK, and earned MFAs from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and Brooklyn College where she was EIC of The Brooklyn Review. She is the author of two books of poetry: Drolleries (McClelland & Stewart 2019), shortlisted for the Raymond Souster Award, and Hacker Packer (M&S 2015), winner of two Saskatchewan Book Awards and a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Award. Her fiction has appeared in Prism International, The Malahat Review, Maisonneuve, and Joyland. In 2024, her third book of poems Crying Dress is forthcoming from House of Anansi, as well as a debut novella from Invisible Publishing.


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