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Awards Criteria

Entries - 2022 Call for Submissions:


Submissions for the 2022 Saskatchewan Book Awards will be accepted starting Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The deadline for submissions is no later than Monday, November 1, 2021.


In most of the awards, books published on or after November 1, 2020 and no later than October 31, 2021 are eligible. Be sure to check the eligibility requirements for each award entered. Please be aware that the eligibility date for the Children’s Literature Award is calculated from a publication date of on or after November 1, 2019 to October 31, 2021 as this award is offered every other year. The Young Adult Literature Award and the prix du livre français will not be offered again until 2023.

For more information, please download the SBA_Criteria_Package_2022_Final.pdf Keep in mind that the criteria may change from year to year.

The online Entry Form for 2022 Submissions will be available soon

For others who wish to submit their entry by mail, the paper entry form included in the criteria package is also available for download:SBA_2022_ENTRY_FORM.docx.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.).