How to Join or Renew

Who Can Join the SWG

Membership in the SWG is open to Saskatchewan and Canadian writers, as well as
anyone interested in Saskatchewan writers. Membership is open to individuals,
professional associations, organizations, and partnerships. You do not need to be a
writer. You may simply be interested in supporting Saskatchewan writers or staying
current with Saskatchewan's literary scene.

If you are a writer, you will find a home with the SWG, no matter what kind of writing
you do. Our members write fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays, radio documentaries,
songs, newspaper columns, screenplays, business material, television dramas, and

Similarly, you are welcome to join the SWG regardless of how long you have been
writing. You may be just thinking about writing your first poem, or you may be a
seasoned veteran with many published books to your credit.

Rates (Annual)

Regular membership $75
Seniors (60 and older) $55
Students (full-time)  $20

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How to join

If you are joining for the first time, or after a long (over a year) hiatus from the SWG:



  • Step 1: First, fill out our printable PDF membership form.
  • Step 2: Mail cheque or money order, drop off cash.
    • Cheques: Send a cheque or money order made payable to the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild (Box 3986, Regina SK, S4P 3R9)
    • Cash: Drop off cash at the office (we strongly advise against sending cash through the mail); we are located at #100-1150 8th Avenue, Regina SK

Note: If you are paying by cash or cheque, please make sure to include a completed membership form if you have not filled one out online, as well as your contact information.

Applying for waived fees

Those who find it difficult to pay the fees may apply to have them waived. Please send a letter or email with an explanation of your financial circumstances marked "Confidential" on the envelope or in the subject line addressed to Executive Director. All requests will be kept confidential.

Renewing members

If you are renewing your membership:

Log in to the Member Area of the website. Under Membership Payment you will see your expiry date and be given the option of renewing your membership for one. You can pay here by credit card (powered by Stripe), or or you can mail a cheque to the office. You may also call the office at 306-791-7740 and make a payment over the phone.

If you would like to pay by cheque, your payment can be sent along with an updated membership form to the SWG at PO Box 3986, Regina, SK, S4P 3R9. 

If you have a change of address, name or other information, log into the Membership Area and update your information there,  or by emailing us. 

For more information, please contact:

Administrative Assistant
 306.791.7740| E:

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