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English and MFA in Writing Faculty, Alumni, Professor Emeritus and Mentors Shortlisted for Saskatchewan Book Awards
Sask Book Awards Shortlist includes English and MFA in Writing Faculty, Alumni, Professor Emeritus, and Mentors. Pictured: Jeanette Lynes, MFA in Writing Director, shortlisted for three Saskatchewan Book Awards
The shortlist for the 26th Saskatchewan Book Awards was announced today in Regina and Saskatoon. Congratulations to our Department of English and MFA in Writing program shortlisted authors.
Jeanette Lynes, MFA in Writing Director
Jeanette's novel, The Small Things That End the World, has been shortlisted for three awards: the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award, the City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award, and the Muslims for Peace and Justice Fiction Award.
Robert Calder, Professor Emeritus
Bob's book, A Hero for the Americas, has been shortlisted for three awards: the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award, the University of Saskatchewan Non-Fiction Award, and the City of Saskatoon and Public LIbrary Saskatoon Book Award.
Barbara Langhorst, Professor, St. Peter's College, Muenster
Barbara's book, Want, has been shortlisted for the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award.
Randy Lundy, MA in English Graduate
Randy's book, Blackbird Song, has been shortlisted for the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award, the Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Indigenous People's Writing Award, and the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award.
Janice Acoose, Maria Campbell, Randy Lundy, Tenille Campbell, and Mika Lafond
Janice, Maria, Randy, Tenille and Mika are some of the author contributors to kisiskâciwan, which is nominated for the Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Indigenous People's Writing Award.
Dave Margoshes, Mentor, MFA in Writing Program
Dave's book, A Calendar of Reckoning, is shortlisted fro the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award.
Art Slade, English Alumni and Mentor, MFA in Writing Program
Art's book, Crimson,has been shortlisted for the G.Murray and Edna Forbes Young Adult Literature Award.
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