Awards Criteria

Submissions for the 2020 Saskatchewan Book Awards are now open for books published on or after November 1, 2018 and no later than October 31, 2019, except in the case of the Children's Literature Award, which is calculated from a publication date of on or after November 1, 2017 to October 31, 2019. Submissions to the Prix du livre français and the Young Adults Literature Award will not be accepted in 2020, but will be accepted in 2021.

For more information, please download the SBA_Criteria_Package_2020-FINAL.pdf. Keep in mind that the criteria may change from year to year.

The online Entry Form for 2020 Submissions is now available on our website at: 

For others who wish to submit their entry by mail, the paper entry form included in the criteria package is also available for download by itself here: 2020_entry_form.pdf.

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.).