Awards Criteria

Submissions for the 2021 Saskatchewan Book Awards will open on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, for books published on or after November 1, 2019 and no later than October 31, 2020, except in the case of the Prix du livre français and the Young Adults Literature Award, which is calculated from a publication date of on or after November 1, 2018 to October 31, 2020. Submissions to the Children's Literature Award will not be accepted in 2021, but will be accepted in 2022.

For more information, please download the pdfSBA_Criteria_Package_2021-Final.pdf. Keep in mind that the criteria may change from year to year.

The online Entry Form for 2021 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:pdfSBA_2021_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.).