Call Out for Indigenous Writing Mentors

Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, Saskatchewan
Deadline: September 15, 2022 - October 04, 2022
The SWG is seeking experienced Indigenous writers in all genres to participate in the Indigenous Mentorship Program. Mentors who have previously participated in the SWG Mentorship Program or Indigenous Mentorship Program are welcome to apply.

Mentors will be selected based upon the following criteria:

• the possession of a significant body of published work;
• experience as a teacher, workshop leader, mentor, writer in residence, or editor;
• the ability to commit time (15-20 hours per month) during the mentorship period; and
• preference will be given to those who self-identify as Indigenous or Métis and are Saskatchewan residents. Out of province applicants will be asked to explain their connection to the Saskatchewan Indigenous writing community.

Mentors will receive an honorarium of $2,800 for their participation in the program from Jan-Apr. Selected mentors will choose their apprentice from applications submitted to the SWG.