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News & Announcements

SWG Members Holiday Party

Enjoy a fund evening and show off your Ugly Sweater

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Request for Proposals For Not-for-Profit Member and Statistics Survey Developer

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News & Announcements

Windscript Vol. 40: Call for Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for Windscript Volume 40, the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild’s magazine of high school writing.

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Call for 2024 Virtual Facilitated Retreat Applications

Do you need a little time away from the pressures of daily life to focus on your writing while at home?

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2024 City of Regina Writing Award: Call for Submissions

The Saskatchewan Writers' Guild is seeking submissions to the 2024 City of Regina Writing Award, funded by the City of Regina.

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Writing North 2024: Care

Join us for workshops and a panel on elements of writing poetry, creative non-fiction and fiction, as well as a keynote lecture by award-winning Métis poet Gregory Scofield.

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Writers' Guild

We are a not-for-profit provincial cultural organization representing writers in all disciplines and levels of achievement in their craft. The SWG provides a community in Saskatchewan where writers and writing can thrive and be celebrated.

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Since 1969 the SWG has been the place for writers to come together in Saskatchewan to write and support each other. Best-selling authors, poet laureates, international award winners and writers of all genres are part of the community you will be joining. We strive for diversity and equity in our programs. When you join the SWG you will be welcome and always have a home for your voice.


Whether you are just starting out or have been writing for years, the SWG has workshops and resources, on the craft and business of writing, to meet your needs. We seek out the best speakers, programs and resources to help you. We often hire our members, providing them with opportunities to advance their career. Everything you need to take your writing to the next level is here.


We love to acknowledge our members. It is a source of pride when one of our members wins an award or publishes their first, or fifty-first book. We source competitions, calls for submissions, prizes and opportunities so that you can focus on writing and submitting. All we ask is that you let us know about your accomplishments so we can brag about you to the rest of our members.

Membership Testimonial

We all need a community, and the SWG is the community for writers in Saskatchewan. Its well-organized presence connects writers with writers and writers with the greater world. I joined the SWG the week I moved here and have been a member since. It's where I belong.

Yann Martel - Author of Life of Pi, a #1 international bestseller and winner of the 2002 Man Booker Award

I had my first success with a short story thanks to an SWG fiction contest. That led me to other SWG programs I didn’t know about, and 35 years of writer friendships.

Dianne Warren - 2010 Governor General's Award Winner for "Cool Water"

The SWG is my community. I volunteer and I am served. I learn from others and I teach. I share my words and I listen. It feels like home.

Danica Lorer - Professional Storyteller, Writer and Photographer


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