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2021 SBA Shortlist Announcement, Thursday, April 15, Noon!

 

Shortlist Announcement

The shortlist for the 2021 Saskatchewan Book Awards will be announced on-line in a virtual show set for Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 12:00 pm. The program will be broadcast through the Saskatchewan Book Awards website https://www.bookawards.sk.ca/ and Facebook page.

The online Ceremony announcing the winners of the 2021 Saskatchewan Book Awards will take place on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 7:00 pm. The program will also be broadcast through the Saskatchewan Book Awards website https://www.bookawards.sk.ca/ and Facebook page.

Bevann Fox has been shortlisted for six awards (four in the author and two in the publishing categories), more than any other author this year, for her book, Genocidal Love: A Life After Residential School. Dianne Warren (a former Governor General Award winner) is shortlisted for three awards for The Diamond House.

“We are celebrating 28 years of excellence in writing and publishing in Saskatchewan,” says SBA Executive Director Kam Teo. “Once again, we are very proud of this year’s nominees which reflect the diversity of our authors and publishers.”

Editors and News Directors: The shortlist is below.
For more information, please visit bookawards.sk.ca or contact:

Kam Teo
Executive Director
(306) 569-1585
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Book Submission Deadline Extension

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Dear Publishers and Authors:

Due to the challenges faced by publishers and authors the result of Covid-19 the Saskatchewan Book Awards will extend its book submissions deadline from Monday November 2, 2020 to December 2, 2020.

As a result the 2021 Shortlist Announcement will be delayed until March, date to be announced. This will give jury members across Canada time in which to make their shortlist/winner decisions for 14 categories.

 

Call for Submissions

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The Saskatchewan Book Awards is pleased to announce that we will be accepting submissions for the 2021 SBA. The dates that we are accepting submissions: Tuesday, September 1 to Monday, November 2, 2020.

Books submitted must be published no earlier than November 1, 2019 and not later than October 31, 2020. The exceptions are the Young Adult Literature Award and the Prix du livre français which is calculated from a publication date of on or after November 1, 2018 to October 31, 2020. except in the case of the Children's Literature Award, which will be accepted for the 2022 SBA.

The 2021 criteria can be downloaded here: SBA_Criteria_Package_2021-Final.pdf

For the 2021 online entry forms please click here: https://www.bookawards.sk.ca/awards/entry-form

Please contact our office if you need more information (306-569-1585 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

2020 Sponsors of the Saskatchewan Book Awards

The 2020 Saskatchewan Book Awards (SBA) that took place online on Thursday, June 18, at 7:00 pm. would not have taken place without the generosity of sponsors and friends listed below. The SBA thanks them, and all Saskatchewan bibliophiles thank them.

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Saskatchewan Book Awards Partners with Cathedral Village Arts Festival.

The Saskatchewan Book Awards (SBA) is pleased to partner with the Cathedral Village Arts Festival in May 2020.

In recognition of Covid-19, SBA’s contribution will be online. The SBA is proud to introduce two authors onto the Saskatchewan literary scene: Raye Hendrickson and Beatrice Wallace.

The author readings will happen through the Cathedral Village Arts Festival Facebook feed on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 8:00 pm.

In an announcement earlier today Board Chair, Donna Woloshyn noted “Once again, I am pleased that the Saskatchewan Book Awards will be partnering with the Cathedral Village Arts Festival virtually in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.”

SBA Executive Director Kam Teo added. “We are excited to be introducing two rising authors onto the Saskatchewan literary scene: Raye Hendrickson and Beatrice Wallace. Raye will be reading from Five Red Sentries and Beatrice will be reading from Wolf Woman: A Search for Identity.”

For More Information Contact: Kam Teo, Executive Director

306-569-1585
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