SASKATCHEWAN BOOK AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED!The Saskatchewan Book Awards Gala was held last Friday, November 22, at the Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina.
Judith Silverthorne won the Children's Literature prize for The Secret of Sentinel Rock (see review, this issue) while Thistledown Press received the Publishing in Education award for Takes edited by R.P. MacIntyre (see review, this issue).
The other nominee for children's literature was Alison Lohans for Nathaniel's Violin. For the Publishing in Education prize the nominees were the anthologies Due West (Coteau), Under NeWest Eyes (Thistledown), and What Is Already Known (Thistledown) and Silverthorne's Sentinel Rock(Coteau).
The winner of Saskatchewan Book of the Year was Guy Vanderhaeghe's The Englishman's Boy which also won the 1996 Governor General's Award for Fiction.
The Saskatchewan Book Awards are now in their fourth year and feature ten awards categories including Non-Fiction, First Peoples Publishing, Award for Publishing, Poetry, City of Regina, First Book and Fiction. Awards are sponsored by various businesses and corporations throughout the province.
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