Calling all writerly Saskatchewan teens! Sage Hill’s summer Teen Writing Workshops offer you the opportunity to develop your creative writing skills with a professional writer. The workshops are free of charge to participants and conclude with a public reading of student work. Applicants should be between 14 – 18 years old at the time of […]
Offered in partnership with Vertigo Reading Series and Cathedral Village Arts Festival. Bring your words, poems, songs, stories, and spoken word to share on the Open Stage! Set your words to music with house musicians! Feature performance by Tim Lilburn, this year’s Sage Hill Poetry Colloquium guru. Click here for more information!
Retreat Dates: July 17 – 27, 2017 From Character to Revolution: A Sage Hill Playwriting Workshop with Catherine Banks Led by Nova Scotian playwright Catherine Banks, the Playwriting Workshop focuses on works in progress and combines group discussion, writing time, and individual critiques. Catherine will discuss character development, how a character’s questions and choices dictate the structure […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Join us at our old stomping grounds at St. Micheal’s Retreat for this year’s lineup of faculty readings. This year’s Kroetsch Keynote will be delivered by Nino Ricci!
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 […]