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Alumni included on Saskatchewan Book Awards shortlist

Posted on 2018-02-20 in Arts & Culture, Alumni

Tenille K. Campbell is among the College of Arts & Science alumni who have been included on the shortlist for the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards.

College of Arts & Science alumni have been included on the shortlist for the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards.

The awards recognize, celebrate and reward the excellence of Saskatchewan writers and publishers.

#IndianLovePoems by Tenille K. Campbell (BA’07, current English PhD student), published by Signature Editions, is nominated for the Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Indigenous Peoples' Writing Award and the O'Reilly Insurance and the Co-operators First Book Award.

Métis Christmas Mittens by Leah Marie Dorion (BA’99), published by Gabriel Dumont Institute Press, is nominated for the Saskatoon Public Library Indigenous Peoples’ Publishing Award.

Dawn Dumont
Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont (BA’95) has been nominated for four Sask Book Awards.

Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont (BA’95), published by Thistledown Press, is nominated for the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award, the Muslims for Peace and Justice Fiction Award, the Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Indigenous Peoples’ Writing Award and the City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award.

Islands of Grass by Trevor Herriot (BA’79), published by Coteau Books, is nominated for the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award and the City of Regina Book Award.

The Last Best Car, by Dale Edward Johnson (BA’76), is nominated for the O’Reilly Insurance and the Co-operators First Book Award.

nipê wânîn by Mika Lafond (MFA in Writing’14), published by Thistledown Press, is nominated for the City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award.

Katherine Lawrence
Stay by Katherine Lawrence (MFA in Writing’17), published by Coteau Books, is nominated for the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award and the Children’s Literature Award.

Stay by Katherine Lawrence (MFA in Writing’17), published by Coteau Books, is nominated for the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award and the Children’s Literature Award.

Mapmaker by Barbara Mitchell (BA’67), published by University of Regina Press, is nominated for the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award.

Adam Pottle
The Bus by Adam Pottle (PhD’16), published by Quattro Books, is nominated for the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award and the Muslims for Peace and Justice Fiction Award.

The Bus by Adam Pottle (PhD’16), published by Quattro Books, is nominated for the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award and the Muslims for Peace and Justice Fiction Award.

In addition, English Professor Emeritus and MFA in Writing mentor David Carpenter is nominated for the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award for his novel The Gold, published by Coteau Books.

The winners will be announced at the 2018 awards ceremony on Saturday, April 28, at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina.

 

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