Saskatoon Teen Writing Program 2021
Run Time: July 19 – 23, 2021. 10:30am – 4:30pm.
The 2021 Saskatoon program is now complete.
Check back in the spring to apply for our 2022 Teen Writing Workshops.
Instructor: Sarah Ens
Sarah Ens is a writer and editor based in Treaty 1 territory (Winnipeg, MB). Winner of The New Quarterly’s Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest and Room Magazine’s Short Forms Contest, she launched her debut collection of poetry, The World Is Mostly Sky, with Turnstone Press in 2020. Sarah earned her MFA in Writing from the University of Saskatchewan and is inspired by her cat, figure skating performances on YouTube, walking along rivers, and birdwatching. She believes poetry is for everyone.
Guest Author: Helen Power
Helen Power is a librarian living in Saskatoon, Canada. In her spare time, she haunts deserted cemeteries, loses her heart to dashing thieves, and cracks tough cases, all from the comfort of her writing nook. She has over ten short story publications, including ones in Suspense Magazine and Dark Helix Press’s Canada 150 anthology “Futuristic Canada”. Her debut novel, a supernatural thriller, The Ghosts of Thorwald Place, will be released October 5, 2021 by CamCat Books.
Sage Hill’s Saskatoon Teen Writing Workshop is made possible
by generous donors, funders, and community partners.
Many thanks to the Saskatoon Public Library, Community Initiatives Fund, City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Arts Board, Canada Council for the Arts, SaskCulture, and SaskLotteries.