Awards Criteria

Submissions are now closed, and will reopen in September 2019 for books published on or after November 1, 2018 and no later than October 31, 2019, except in the case of the Young Adult 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 Children's Literature Award will not be accepted in 2020, but will be accepted in 2021.

For more information, please download the SBA_Criteria_Package_2019.pdf. Keep in mind that the criteria may change from year to year.

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.).


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