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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.

Apply to be our next Writer in Residence

We’re currently accepting applications for our 2022-2023 Writer in Residence position. The application deadline is November 12, 2021.

Apply online

Join the Selection Committee to help select future Writer in Residence positions.

Join the selection committee

Working With the Writer in Residence

Di will start her residency on Sep 1, ending in May 2022.  At the start of her term, Di will meet with writers remotely from her home in Winnipeg. In-person events and consultations will occur later in her residency. ​To send your work to Di, use the form below.

Office hours:
Mondays: 12pm-4pm, 5pm-8pm
Wednesdays: 12pm-4pm, 5pm-8:30pm

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. 

Contact form

  • Max. file size: 32 MB.
    Please attach your work. If you would like to submit a paper version, please visit one of our open libraries. If you are planning to drop off a paper copy, type-written text is preferred.


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