SaskBooks congratulates University of Regina Press, les Éditions de la nouvelle plume, and Burton House Books for their wins at the Saskatchewan Book Awards. The 28th Saskatchewan Book Awards ceremony was hosted online on June 24th, 2021. Three members of SaskBooks were honoured for a total of eight awards.
les Éditions de la nouvelle plume’s Junk City by David Baudemont won the Prix du livre français. The Saskatoon Book Award was presented to Small Reckonings by Karin Melberg Schwier, whose first edition was published by Burton House Books.
University of Regina Press was honoured with six awards. The Press was presented with the Publishing Award for Genocidal Love by Bevann Fox, as well as the Publishing in Education Award for Nakón-i’a wo! edited by Vincent Collette with Armand McArthur and Wilma Kennedy. Three other University of Regina Press books took home prizes: Cry Wolf by Harold Johnson, for the Indigenous Peoples’ Publishing Award; A Radiant Life by Merle Massie, for the Non-Fiction Award; and Field Notes for the Self by Randy Lundy, for the Poetry Award and Book of the Year Award.
SaskBooks would like to thank all the nominated publishers and writers for their contributions to our community, and would like to thank the Saskatchewan Book Awards for hosting the ceremony.
About SaskBooks: SaskBooks is a member-based non-profit creative industries association that champions Saskatchewan book publishers and promotes Saskatchewan books. They are also one of the founders of the Saskatchewan Book Awards. For more information, please contact: Emily Dmyterko ([email protected]kbooks.com, 306-780-9811)