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Writer in Residence

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 12:00 noon to 8:00 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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David Gane
2019 - 2020 Writer in Residence


A photo of David Gane

David Gane is the internationally award-winning co-writer of the Shepherd & Wolfe mystery series. As well, he writes film scripts, poetry, plays, and academic film reviews, and is a sessional lecturer of screenwriting at the University of Regina.  You can find out more about him and his co-writer at