Saskatchewan Book Awards is looking for jury members for the 26th 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 2018 and January 2019, with conference calls to determine the shortlist and winner occurring in January. Jury members will receive an honorarium for their time.
The categories include: Book of the Year, Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction, Scholarly, Young Adult Literature, First Book, Regina, Saskatoon, Publishing, Publishing in Education, Indigenous Peoples’ Writing, Indigenous Peoples’ Publishing, and Prix du livre français.