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About the Program

The Writer in Residence acts as a mentor to writers in the community, reviewing manuscripts and providing advice about publishing. The Writer offers individual consultations, group workshops and programs, author readings and participates in other special events during their residency.

The Writer in Residence offers writing workshops, conferences and special events throughout their term. This year, Danny is leading several virtual programs including:

All programs can be found on Facebook and YouTube. To learn more about each program, visit the Program Guide. To find all of the videos, head to the Writer in Residence YouTube playlist.

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Working With the Writer in Residence

Danny Ramadan’s term as Writer in Residence begins in September 2020 and runs until May 2021.

Danny is available to meet with adults and teens who want feedback and advice about a writing project. His office hours are:

Tuesday 11am—7pm
Wednesday 1pm—9pm
Phone: 306.975.7598

Due to COVID-19, all consultation will be held remotely for at least the first half of this term. Fill out the form below to get in touch with Danny.

  • Pronouns * Required
  • Are you a Saskatoon resident? * Required
  • The Writer in Residence is able to provide feedback in both English and Arabic.
  • Please attach your work. If you would like to submit a paper version, please visit one of our open libraries. Submissions should not be longer than 20 pages (double-spaced) and can be written in English or Arabic. If you are planning to drop off a paper copy, type-written text is preferred.

If you have questions about finding a publisher or agent, there are excellent resources provided by the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild. You can also find publishing information in Writers’ Market 2020, and other titles by searching the library’s collection.