Registration

To register for the 2021 SWG Conference, please fill out the form below. All conference events (paid or free) require registration.

Early Bird prices are in effect until October 8, 2021.

After you register, you will receive an email from the SWG with more information about the conference, including how to pay and Zoom links for online events.

There are three ways to make payment:

  • Online (link will be sent via email)
  • By phone: call the office (306-791-7740) to pay with a credit card 
  • By cheque: mail a cheque to Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, PO Box 3986, Regina, SK, S4P 3R9.

General Information


Small Talks Online Pass

This pass will include live access to all Small Talk events Oct 18-22 via Zoom, an electronic workbook of writing prompts and exercises as well as extended access to the recorded videos (30 days for non-SWG members and 90 days for SWG members). 

Small Talk dates and times:

- "Place-Based Non-Fiction" with Daniel Coleman, Monday, October 18, 12 pm - 1 pm
- "Strength in Words" with Charlie Petch, Tuesday, October 19, 12 pm - 1 pm
- "Manipulating Time in Prose" with SJ Sindu, Wednesday, October 20, 12 pm - 1 pm
- "Digital Poems, Digital Pictures" with Dani Spinosa, Thursday, October 21, 12 pm - 1 pm
- "The Short, Short Story: Encapsulating Perfection in Flash and Micro-Flash Formats" with Jenn Ashton, Friday, October 22, 12 pm - 1 pm

Click on "Pass Options" to see pricing.


Heath Memorial Lecture "Political Art is Art" by Billy-Ray Belcourt (via Zoom, Wednesday, October 20, 7 pm) - Free



In-Person Conference Pass

In-Person Conference Events will include the following:

  • "Using Interstitial Text in Poetry" with Leah Horlick (interactive workshop) - Saturday, October 23, 9 am - 10:30 am
  • "Writing the Memoir" with Sharon Butala (interactive workshop) - Saturday, October 23, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • "An Art-ful Conversation with Guy" featuring Guy Vanderhaeghe and Arthur Slade, including a plated lunch -Saturday, October 23, 12: 30 pm - 1:45 pm
    • Please choose from the three lunch options, and inform us if you have any dietary allergies or sensitivities 

John V. Hicks Memorial Awards in Poetry - Free (in-person)



2021 SWG Annual General Meeting



Launch of "apart" - readings by Saskatoon and area contributors. Includes reception with cash bar.



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If the registration was successful, you should receive a copy of it to your email. If that is not the case, please contact info@skwriter.com or call 306-791-7740.

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