SASKATCHEWAN BOOK AWARDS
Celebrating excellence in writing and publishing

 

Saskatchewan Book Awards

Panorama view of books
Saskatchewan Book Awards 2014!

Awards for Writers


University of Regina Book of the Year

Lisa Bird-Wilson Just Pretending
Coteau Books

Dwayne Brenna Stealing Home
Hagios Press

Bernard Flaman Architecture of Saskatchewan: A Visual Journey, 1930-2011
University of Regina Press

Cathy Littlejohn Métis Soldiers of Saskatchewan: 1914-1953
Gabriel Dumont Institute

Daniel Macdonald A History of Breathing
Playwrights Canada Press

Mari-Lou Rowley Unus Mundus
Anvil Press


SaskPower Fiction Award

Lisa Bird-Wilson Just Pretending
Coteau Books

Anne Lazurko Dollybird
Coteau Books

Allan Safarik Swedes’ Ferry
Coteau Books


University of Saskatchewan College of Arts & Science and Library Non-Fiction Award

James Daschuk Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life
University of Regina Press

Emily Eaton Growing Resistance: Canadian Farmers and the Politics of Genetically Modified Wheat
University of Manitoba Press

Florence Bean James with Jean Freeman Fists Upon A Star: A Memoir of Love, Theatre and Escape from McCarthyism
University of Regina Press

J. Michael Hayden The Catholicisms of Coutances: Varieties of Religion in Early Modern France 1350-1789
McGill-Queen’s University Press

Jeet Heer In Love with Art: Françoise Mouly’s Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman
Coach House Books

Joanne Weber The Deaf House
Thistledown Press


Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award

Marie Battiste Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit
Purich Publishing

Lisa Bird-Wilson Just Pretending
Coteau Books


National Bank Financial Wealth Management First Book Award

James Daschuk Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life
University of Regina Press

Emily Eaton Growing Resistance: Canadian
Farmers and the Politics of Genetically Modified Wheat
University of Manitoba Press

Bernard Flaman Architecture of Saskatchewan: A Visual Journey, 1930-2011
University of Regina Press

Elaine M. Will Look Straight Ahead
Cuckoo’s Nest Press


Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award

Gary Chappell Full Throttle
Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing

Mari-Lou Rowley Unus Mundus
Anvil Press

Paul Wilson The Invisible Library
Hagios Press


SaskEnergy Children’s Literature Award

Leah Marie Dorion, Michif Translation by Norman Fleury The Diamond Willow Walking Stick: A Traditional Métis Story About Generosity
Gabriel Dumont Institute

Jean Freeman Terror on Turtle Creek
Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing

Alison Lohans, Illustrated by Gretchen Ehrsam Leaving Mr. Humphries
Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing

Larry Warwaruk Brovko’s Amazing Journey
Coteau Books

Dianne Young, Illustrated by John Martz Dear Flyary
Kids Can Press


City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award

Lisa Bird-Wilson Just Pretending
Coteau Books

Dwayne Brenna Stealing Home
Hagios Press

Adam Pottle Mantis Dreams: The Journal of Dr. Dexter Ripley
Caitlin Press

Mari-Lou Rowley Unus Mundus
Anvil Press

Elaine M. Will Look Straight Ahead
Cuckoo’s Nest Press


Drs. Morris & Jacqui Shumiatcher Regina Book Award

James Daschuk Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life
University of Regina Press

Daniel Macdonald A History of Breathing
Playwrights Canada Press

Joanne Weber The Deaf House
Thistledown Press

Paul Wilson The Invisible Library
Hagios Press


University of Regina Arts and Luther College Award for Scholarly Writing

Marie Battiste Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit
Purich Publishing

James Daschuk Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life
University of Regina Press

Emily Eaton Growing Resistance: Canadian Farmers and Genetically Modified Wheat
University of Manitoba Press

Gregory Marchildon Making Medicare: New Perspectives on the History of Medicare in Canada
University of Toronto Press

David E. Smith Across the Aisle: Opposition in Canadian Politics
University of Toronto Press

Awards Ceremony Saturday April 26, 2014Click for larger view.

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Awards for Publishers


Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award

Hagios Press

The Survival Rate of Butterflies in the Wild by Murray Reiss

The Invisible Library by Paul Wilson

Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery and Hagios Press

Robert David Symons Countryman: Artist Writer Naturalist Rancher by Terry Fenton

University of Regina Press

Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life by James Daschuk

Fists Upon A Star: A Memoir of Love, Theatre and Escape from McCarthyism by Florence Bean James with Jean Freeman

Architecture of Saskatchewan: A Visual Journey, 1930-2011 by Bernard Flaman


University of Regina Faculty of Education and Campion College Award for Publishing in Education

Coteau Books

The Literary History of Saskatchewan: Volume 1 ~ Beginnings by David Carpenter
(editor)

Purich Publishing

Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty: An Anishinabe Understanding of Treaty One
by Aimée Craft

Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit by Marie Battiste

University of Regina Press

Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of
Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life
by James Daschuk

Fists Upon A Star: A Memoir of Love, Theatre and Escape from McCarthyism by Florence Bean James with Jean Freeman

Outspoken: Perspectives on Queer Identities by Wes D. Pearce and Jean Hillabold, Editors


First Nations University of Canada Aboriginal Peoples’ Publishing Award

Coteau Books

Just Pretending by Lisa Bird-Wilson

Gabriel Dumont Institute

Métis Soldiers of Saskatchewan: 1914-1953 by Cathy Littlejohn

Purich Publishing

Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit by Marie Battiste

Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty: An Anishinabe Understanding of Treaty One by Aimée Craft


Get on Board with SBA!

SBA is looking for people keen to make a difference in the cultural life of Saskatchewan to serve on the SBA Board of Directors for 2014-15.

We need at least six new members to be elected at the SBA Annual General Meeting on May 21.

Goals for 2014-15

  • Align the work of SBA with the human & financial resources available
  • Strengthen financial capacity through sponsorships, donations, partnering
  • Increase collaboration with stakeholders & other organizations supportive of Saskatchewan authors and publishers

Committees: Audit, Awards Ceremony, Criteria, Executive, Policies & Procedures, Revenue Generation, Saskatoon Brunch & Readings

For more information, contact:
SBA Board Chair Joanne Skidmore
j.m.skidmore@accesscomm.ca



Saskatchewan Book Awards Contact Information

General Contact:

Telephone: 306-569-1585
Email: director@bookawards.sk.ca

Mailing Address:

Saskatchewan Book Awards
Box 20025
Regina, SKS4P 4J7

Courier and Drop-off Address:

Saskatchewan Book Awards
315 — 1102 8th Avenue
Regina, SKS4R 1C9