The criteria package for the 2018 Saskatchewan Book Awards is now available. Books can be submitted by either the author or the publisher. Please read through the call for entries to determine your eligibility and begin planning your submission.
Submissions will open on September 1, 2017 for books that were published on or after November 2, 2016 and no later than October 31, 2017, except in the case of the Children's Literature Award, which is open to books that were published on or after November 2, 2015 and no later than October 31, 2017.
Saskatchewan Book Awards is looking for jury members for the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards. Eligible jury members include authors (of at least 2 published books), publishing professionals, professors, and librarians. Jury members must reside outside of Saskatchewan.
Jury members will read the books submitted in their category, select a shortlist and winning title, and provide comments for the shortlisted titles. Each jury member must have professional experience in the category under consideration and maintain confidentiality throughout the evaluation process. The majority of the work will take place between November 2017 and January 2018, with conference calls to determine the shortlist and winner occurring in January.
The award categories include: Book of the Year, Regina Book, Saskatoon Book, Children's Literature, Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Scholarly, Publishing in Education, Publishing, Indigenous Peoples' Publishing, Indigenous Peoples' Writing, First Book.
Mark your calendars for 2018! Next year's Awards Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina.
The Festival of Words in Moose Jaw is coming up this weekend! Don't miss this year's Festival, which will feature many of our shortlisted authors, as well as a special session on Saturday afternoon with four winners: Dwayne Brenna, Terry Jordan, David Gane, and Angie Counios.
Submissions will open for the 2018 awards on September 1, 2017. Check back on our website for more information in the coming months!
Did you attend the 24th Saskatchewan Book Awards Ceremony? We would love to hear from you! Please fill out our short survey with your comments and suggestions. Your feedback helps us tailor future events for you. Your comments are greatly appreciated.
It's almost summer, which means it's almost time for the Saskatchewan Festival of Words in Moose Jaw! Don't miss this year's Festival, which will feature many of our shortlisted authors, as well as a special session on Saturday afternoon with four winners: Dwayne Brenna, Terry Jordan, David Gane, and Angie Counios.
We are incredibly grateful to our 2016/2017 Board members. We would especially like to thank Daniel Parr, who has retired as Chair after six years on the Board. Austin Davis will take his place, with Léa Bealieu Prpick as the Vice-Chair. Welcome to our new and returning Board members!
The 2017/2018 Board: Austin Davis, Chair Léa Beaulieu Prpick, Vice-Chair Donna Woloshyn, Secretary Denise Leduc, Treasurer Vijay Kachru Kali McDonald Jack Walton Joe Couture Lindsay Baker Robin Ganev Troni Grande