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Saskatoon Teen Writing Program

Saskatoon Teen Writing Program 2022

The Teen Writing Workshop is recommended for applicants who will be 14 – 18 years old at the time of the program.

Rusty MacDonald Branch Library, 225 Primrose Dr, Saskatoon, SK

Run Time: August 8 – 12, 2022. 10:30am – 4:30pm.


Applications for the Saskatoon Teen Writing Workshop are now closed.

Please check back in spring 2023 for information on next summer’s programs.

Instructor: Cooper Skjeie

Cooper Skjeie (/shay/) is an educator and poet from Treaty 6 and Métis Territory. An alumnus of the 2019 Banff Centre’s Emerging Writers Intensive, he won first place in the 2020 Saskatoon Indigenous Poets Society Slam Invitational, third prize in the 2020 Short Grain Contest for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the 2020 Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize. His work appears in Grain Magazine, PRISM international, and Augur Magazine, among others. Of Métis and German-Norwegian ancestry, he lives in Saskatoon.

Virtual Guest Author: Kirk Bueckert

Kirk Bueckert is a poet and playwright living on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. His work has been published by Coffin Bell, Timber Ghost Press, Tyche Books, the League of Canadian Poets (LCP), and long-listed for a ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Prize in 2021.




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.

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