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Brunchraiser in Saskatoon

Brunchraiser

 

Tickets are now on sale for our 2nd annual Brunchraiser! This year, the event will be held at Bliss Fine Food in Saskatoon. Tickets are available through our website for $30 each, which gets you a delicious breakfast and access to a few special guests, who will be sharing from their books. Our guest authors will be announced soon. There will be two seating times on Sunday, November 19th at 10 am and 12 pm, so be sure to check your calendars and save the date! 

Legislative Library Reading

Join us at the Legislative Library in Regina for a reading from three award-winning authors. Louise Halfe, Trevor Herriot, and Bill Waiser will be sharing from their Saskatchewan Book Award winning books! A light lunch will be served!

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Submissions Open for 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards

Subs Open

Submissions are now open for the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards! Submissions will close on November 1, 2017. Please consider applying online through our website. We are accepting submissions of 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. 

The criteria package for the 2018 Saskatchewan Book Awards is available for download on our website. 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.

If you have any questions, please contact the SBA office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 306-569-1585). We look forward to receiving your submissions! 

Internship Available

InternshipAvailable

Saskatchewan Book Awards is looking for a University of Regina student to take part in a volunteer internship with our organization. The student will receive 3 academic credit hours towards his/her degree as part of the Arts Work Experience Internship Program at the University of Regina. The position begins in January and continue until after the Awards Ceremony at the end of April. There is the possibility of some paid work after the internship. 

You must have a declared major in a Faculty of Arts program, have completed 54-90 credit hours (negotiable) at the end of the semester in which you are applying (which MUST include at least 12 credit hours in your major), and be in satisfactory academic standing (with a program GPA of at least 70%).

Please contact the Arts Student Services Office (306-585-4137 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to find out if this internship would fit into your course requirements. If so, please send your cover letter and resum√© to our office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications are due by November 17, 2017.

2018 Criteria Package Available

Criteria Package

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. 

If you have any questions, please contact the SBA office at 306-569-1585 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Call for Jurors

Call for Jurors

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.

If interested, please contact the SBA office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include your name, address, phone number, a brief bio, and three possible categories that you would prefer to evaluate. 

There are still a few award categories left that need jurors, including Scholarly, Publishing in Education, Publishing, Indigenous Peoples' Publishing, and First Book. 

 
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