Our Editors

Your manuscript will be randomly assigned to one of the following volunteer editors:

Best-selling, award winning author Alice Kuipers has worked as Writer in Residence at Saskatoon Public Library, and as an online teacher of writing at University of Toronto and for Children’s Book Insider. She has edited many manuscripts for others and herself, working with several great editors whose insights she would love to share. Her work is published in 34 countries. (Photo by Emma Love)

Alison Lohans is an award-winning, internationally published author of 26 books for young people, with book #27 due in June 2019. She has over 40 years’ experience of peer critiquing, mentoring, and editing, and has taught many writing courses and workshops. Alison served as Writer-in-Residence at Regina Public Library in 2002-2003. (Photo by Che Colpitts)

Danica1Danica Lorer has spent the past twenty years as a professional oral storyteller. She is a freelance writer, poet, and the host of Shaw TV Saskatoon’s literary arts program ‘Lit Happens’. Danica teaches creative writing, story creation, and storytelling workshops for all ages. She participates regularly in peer critiquing of a variety of genres.  (Photo by Jody Seidler)

Sharon Plumb has many years’ experience editing her own and others’ manuscripts and does manuscript reviews for the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild. She has also learned from the editors of her own published books and from editing workshops. She looks forward to sharing her learning with you. (Photo by Linda Reimer)


Author Kristine Scarrow has worked as a freelance editor and as editor-in-chief for two magazines. She also spent several years editing for a book publisher and considers the editing process to be one of the most challenging but satisfying parts of crafting a book. Kristine is currently the Writer-in-Residence at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon. (Photo by Danielle Mase)