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Congratulations to Brenda Schmidt, Saskatchewan’s 7th Poet Laureate!

Sage Hill Writing is proud that Brenda Schmidt, recently named the Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan, is one of our very own board members and a Sage Hill alumna. Congratulations, Brenda! A naturalist and visual artist, Brenda Schmidt “explores creative paths between the natural and digital worlds.”  Brenda has published a book of essays and four […]

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The Saga of Sage Hill Continues!

2016 has come to a close, winter deepens and, while all may seem quiet at Sage Hill, an exciting round of Spring and Summer programs are in the works. Will you help make it happen? Your donation supports writers who depend on low-cost instruction from some of Canada’s finest authors, and ensures that Sage Hill has the means to […]

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Announcing Sage Hill’s 2017 Spring and Summer Programs

Tim Lilburn to Facilitate Spring Poetry Colloquium May 15 – 28, 2017 The Spring Poetry Colloquium, an intensive, two-week workshop, will be led by Governor General’s Award-winning Canadian poet and essayist, Tim Lilburn. Amid stunning vistas of the Qu’Appelle Valley, writers will benefit from individual manuscript consultations, as well as seminar discussions investigating technical, philosophical, or conceptual issues in contemporary poetry. Scholarships and bursaries are available to applicants. Spring may seem less distant […]

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Welcome to Our New Program Manager!

We welcome Caitilin Terfloth into the role of Program Manager. Caitilin is a professional administrator and former Editor-in-Chief of the Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Saskatchewan.  The completion of her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in English Literature culminated in an internship placement at Sage Hill. In May, we bid a fond farewell to Program Manager James Pepler.  Caitilin jumped into […]

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Still Room in our Teen Writing Workshops!

Teen Writing Experiences are held in summer throughout the province. They offer up to 14 teens in each location the opportunity to develop their skills as creative writers with a professional writer. The workshops are held in partnership with local libraries and are free of charge. Applicants must be between 14 – 18 years old […]

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Digital Storytelling Showcase this Wednesday, June 15th!

Our Digital Storytelling course’s participants will showcase their work to the public this Wednesday! Presenters have completed an immersive 10-day digital storytelling course offered by the University of Saskatchewan’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity (ICCC) and Sage Hill Writing Experience. Specific projects use interactivity, cinematic and non-linear narrative, and textless storying, and employ digital media […]

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SUMMER COURSES: July 18 – 28, 2016!

The Story of Sage Hill – A 2016 venue change for Sage Hill Writing Experience Sage Hill Writing Experience’s 2016 programs were scheduled to be held at Cedar Lodge on Blackstrap Lake. In April, Sage Hill received some pretty surprising news. The founder and administrator of Cedar Lodge, Suzanne Olaski, passed away unexpectedly. Our thoughts […]

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