Executive Director Search
The submission of applications for SBA's Executive Director position closed August 21. The Board is currently reviewing applications and developing a shortlist for interviews next week. We hope to make an announcement in mid-September regarding the successful candidate for the position.
Words in the Park
The Saskatchewan Book Awards (SBA), in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Writers Guild, co-hosted the last event in the summer lunch hour series of "Words in the Park" on August 14. Regina authors, Edward Willett, Chelsea Coupal and Mark Cote presented an overview of their current work and read from selected passages. Thank you to our funders and sponsors, the City of Regina, Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, Regina Public Library, Saskatchewan Lotteries and SaskCulture, for making this event accessible to the public!
2020 Call for Submissions - Authors and Publishers (Announcement on September 3, 2019)
The Board is currently reviewing the submission criteria for the book and publishing awards. This year, the call for submissions will be for 13 of 14 award categories. Please note that the Prix du livre francais which is awarded every two years was awarded in 2019; the next one will be in 2021.
Also note that the 2020 Call for Submissions will be posted Tuesday, September 3 and will close November 1, 2019.
Call for SBA Board Members (2019-2020)
The SBA is seeking new noard members for 2019-20. We still have 2 vacancies and if you are interested, please contact the SBA office at 306 569-1585.If no one is available to take your call, please leave your name and contact information and you will be contacted the next day.
Summer Office Hours
The SBA office is open Monday to Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm. However, if you are planning to come by, please call the office at 306 569-1585 to make sure someone is in.