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Writer in Residence

Do you want to be the next Writer in Residence? We are currently accepting applications for 2019-20.

The RPL Writer-in-Residence program provides opportunities for members of the community to receive guidance and advice from an established Canadian writer.

The Writer in Residence offers one-to-one assistance with personal writing projects, as well as public readings, literary activities, school, and community visits, and programs that focus on serving and supporting the amateur writing community in Regina.

The Writer in Residence assists writers by providing:

  • Writing advice and suggestions.
  • Encouragement.
  • Support.
  • Insight and assistance with all publishing phases: from research, to writing the first draft to publication.
  • A professional critique of their work.

Office Hours

Wednesdays 1:00 to 9:00 pm, Central Library
To book a free, one-to-one manuscript consultation: email

Learn more about the Writer in Residence program.

Writer in Residence

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Judith Silverthorne
2018 - 2019 Writer in Residence

Judith Silverthorne

Judith Silverthorne is an award-winning Saskatchewan writer. She has authored more than a dozen books, many of which are children’s novels. She has also written two non-fiction biographical adult books, and has authored extensively as a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines.