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Congratulations to the 2019 Award Winners!

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Winner of the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award!

 

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Winner of the Muslims for Peace and Justice Fiction Award!

 

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Winner of the University of Saskatchewan Non-Fiction Award!

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Winner of the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award!

 

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Winner of the Rasmussen, Rasmussen and Charowsky Indigenous Peoples' Writing Award!

 

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Winner of the G. Murray and Edna Forbes Young Adult Literature Award!

 

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Winner of the Prix du livre français!

 

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Winner of the City of Regina Book Award!

 

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Winner of the Saskatoon Public Library and City of Saskatoon Book Award!

 

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Winner of the First Book Award! 

 

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Winner of the Jennifer Welsh Scholarly Writing Award!

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Winner of the SaskBooks Publishing in Education Award

 

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Winner of the Saskatoon Public Library Indigenous Peoples' Publishing Award

 

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Winner of the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award!

 

 

Call for Board Members

Call for Board Members

Saskatchewan Book Awards is seeking to fill three vacancies on the Board of Directors for its AGM in May. Members from Saskatoon are welcome, and would participate in meetings via conference call. The board meets eight times per year, plus committee meetings. Please contact Courtney Bates-Hardy (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 306-569-1585) for more information. 

Awards Ceremony Tickets Now on Sale!

26th Awards Ceremony

Early bird and student tickets are now on sale for the 26th Saskatchewan Book Awards Ceremony, and they are selling fast. Tickets are $60 until the end of March. On March 31st, ticket prices go up to $75, while student prices remain at $30 until April 24th. Be sure to get your tickets early! Ticket sales end on April 24th.

Celebrate 26 years of excellence in writing and publishing in Saskatchewan at the 2019 Saskatchewan Book Awards Ceremony. The evening will be hosted by Victor Sawa, one of Canada's top music conductors, frequently dubbed the "modern renaissance man" for his wide variety of interests and experiencesTerrence Littletent, a World-Renowned hoop dancer as well as an educator, producer and performer, will perform at the ceremony. You’ll also enjoy door prizes, book sales, and a silent auction. Don't miss this fantastic event!

Tickets can be purchased through our website or by sending a cheque to Saskatchewan Book Awards at 315-1102 8th Ave, Regina, SK S4R 1C9.  

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

We're looking for volunteers for the Saskatchewan Book Awards Ceremony! You will need to be available on Saturday, April 27 from 4-9 pm. Duties may include set up, book sales, ushering, registering guests, tear down, etc. Email Courtney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

McNally Robinson Readings

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Join us for a reading from three shortlisted authors at McNally Robinson on March 14th! gillian-harding russell will be reading from her book of poetry, In Another Air; Barbara Langhorst will share from her novel, Want; and Dave Margoshes will read from his latest book of poetry A Calendar of Reckoning

McNally Reading 2

Our second shortlist reading of the year will feature Jeanette Lynes, Alice Kuipers, and James Trettwer. Jeanette is shortlisted for her latest novel, The Small Things at the End of the World; Alice is shortlisted for her YA novel, Me and Me as well as her latest children's book Polly Diamond and the Magic Book; and James is shortlisted for his first novel, Thorn-Field

 
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