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Saskatchewan Book Awards is pleased to announce the 2016 Shortlist. The winners will be revealed at the 23rd Awards Ceremony on April 30, 2016. Tickets are now on sale! Congratulations to all of the shortlisted authors and publishers! Click here for a printable version.

Awards for Writers

University of Regina Book of the Year Award

Connie Gault, A Beauty (McClelland & Stewart)

Jeanette Lynes, Bedlam Cowslip (Wolsak and Wynn)

Joseph Auguste Merasty with David Carpenter, The Education of Augie Merasty (University of Regina Press)

Guy Vanderhaeghe, Daddy Lenin and Other Stories (McClelland & Stewart)

Fiction Award

Carol Daniels, Bearskin Diary (Nightwood Editions)

Connie Gault, A Beauty (McClelland & Stewart)

R.P. MacIntyre, Mahihkan Lake (Thistledown Press)

Elizabeth Philips, The Afterlife of Birds (Freehand Books)

Guy Vanderhaeghe, Daddy Lenin and Other Stories (McClelland & Stewart)

Dianne Warren, Liberty Street (HarperCollins)

University of Saskatchewan Non-Fiction Award

Raymond Blake, Lions or Jellyfish: Newfoundland-Ottawa Relations since 1957 (University of Toronto Press)

Ken Coates, #Idlenomore and the Remaking of Canada (University of Regina Press)

Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum), Nationhood Interrupted (Purich Publishing)

Alexandra Popoff, Tolstoy’s False Disciple (Pegasus Books)

Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award

Rita Bouvier, nakamowin’sa for the seasons (Thistledown Press)

Carol Daniels, Bearskin Diary (Nightwood Editions)

Tara Gereaux, Size of a Fist (Thistledown Press)

Harold Johnson, Corvus (Thistledown Press)

Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum), Nationhood Interrupted (Purich Publishing)

Ray Lavallee, illustrated by Mike Keepness (written by Judith Silverthorne), Honouring the Buffalo (Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing)

O’Reilly Insurance and The Co-operators First Book Award

Carol Daniels, Bearskin Diary (Nightwood Editions)

Tara Gereaux, Size of a Fist (Thistledown Press)

Beth Gobeil, Breathing Room (Hagios Press)

Lisa Guenther, Friendly Fire (NeWest Press)

Cassidy McFadzean, Hacker Packer (McClelland & Stewart)

Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award

Rita Bouvier, nakamowin’sa for the seasons (Thistledown Press)

Gerald Hill, Hillsdale Book (NeWest Press)

Jeanette Lynes, Bedlam Cowslip (Wolsak and Wynn)

Children’s Literature Award

Leah Marie Dorion, My First Métis Lobstick (Gabriel Dumont Institute Press)

Ray Lavallee and Judith Silverthorne, illustrated by Mike Keepness, Honouring the Buffalo (Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing)

City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award

Rita Bouvier, nakamowin’sa for the seasons (Thistledown Press)

Ken Coates, #Idlenomore and the Remaking of Canada (University of Regina Press)

Yvette Nolan, Medicine Shows: Indigenous Performance Culture (Playwrights Canada Press)

Elizabeth Philips, The Afterlife of Birds (Freehand Books)

Lloyd Ratzlaff, Bindy’s Moon (Thistledown Press)

Guy Vanderhaeghe, Daddy Lenin and Other Stories (McClelland & Stewart)

City of Regina Book Award

Connie Gault, A Beauty (McClelland & Stewart)

Cassidy McFadzean, Hacker Packer (McClelland & Stewart)

Dianne Warren, Liberty Street (HarperCollins)

University of Regina Arts and Luther College Award for Scholarly Writing

Raymond Blake, Lions or Jellyfish: Newfoundland-Ottawa Relations since 1957 (University of Toronto Press)

Mareike Neuhaus, The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures (University of Regina Press)

Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates, From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation (UBC Press)

 

Awards for Publishers

Publishing Award

Coteau Books

Wild Rose by Sharon Butala

MacKenzie Art Gallery and Southern Alberta Art Gallery

Amalie Atkins: we live on the edge of disaster and imagine we are in a musical by Timothy Long

University of Regina Press

Children of the Broken Treaty by Charlie Angus

#Idlenomore and the Remaking of Canada by Ken Coates

The Education of Augie Merasty by Joseph Auguste Merasty with David Carpenter

University of Regina Faculty of Education and Campion College Award for

Publishing in Education

University of Regina Press

Children of the Broken Treaty by Charlie Angus

Metis and the Medicine Line by Michel Hogue

The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures by Mareike Neuhaus

The Education of Augie Merasty by Joseph Auguste Merasty with David Carpenter

Regina Public Library Aboriginal Peoples’ Publishing Award

Purich Publishing

Nationhood Interrupted by Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum)

Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing

Honouring the Buffalo by Ray Lavallee and Judith Silverthorne, illustrated by Mike Keepness

 
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