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Winners of the 2022 Saskatchewan Book Awards will be announced in June.

Arts and Science authors shortlisted for Sask Book Awards

Seventeen alumni, faculty and staff are among the nominees

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Alumni, faculty and staff of the College of Arts and Science are shortlisted in every category of the 2022 Saskatchewan Book Awards.

The shortlist was announced on Friday, April 22. Seventeen authors with College of Arts and Science connections are among the nominees.

The winners of the 2022 Saskatchewan Book Awards will be announced at an online ceremony in June. The date of the ceremony has not been announced.

View the complete shortlist on the Saskatchewan Book Awards website.

College of Arts and Science nominees

Ministry of Culture, Recreation, and Sport First Book Award

A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands (Oxford University Press), by Dr. Benjamin Hoy (Associate Professor, Department of History)

Iskotew Iskwew: Poetry of a Northern Rez Girl (Bookland Press), by Francine Merasty (BA’02, JD’16)

Only If We’re Caught (Thistledown Press), by Theressa Slind (BA’95)

University of Saskatchewan President’s Office Non-Fiction Award

Bread & Water (University of Regina Press), by dee Hobsbawn-Smith (MFA’14, MA’21)

Daughters of Aataentsic: Life Stories from Seven Generations (McGill-Queen’s University Press), by Dr. Kathryn Magee Labelle (Associate Professor, Department of History)

A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands (Oxford University Press), by Dr. Benjamin Hoy (Associate Professor, Department of History)

Indigenous Women & Street Gangs: Survivance Narratives (University of Alberta Press), by Amber, Bev, Chantel, Jazmyne, Faith, Jorgina and Dr. Robert Henry (Assistant Professor, Department of Indigenous Studies)

SK Arts Poetry Award Honouring Anne Szumigalski

Girl running (Thistledown Press), by Diana Hope Tegenkamp (Office Coordinator, Department of English)

University of Regina Faculty of Arts/University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science Jennifer Welsh Scholarly Writing Award

Cowboy Presidents: The Frontier Myth and U.S. Politics since 1900 (University of Oklahoma Press), by Dr. David A. Smith (PhD’16)

Intimate Integration: A History of the Sixties Scoop and the Colonization of Indigenous Kinship (University of Toronto Press), by Dr. Allyson D. Stevenson (BA’00, MA’04, PhD’15; Assistant Professor, Department of Indigenous Studies)

A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands (Oxford University Press), by Dr. Benjamin Hoy (Associate Professor, Department of History)

Collective care: Indigenous Motherhood, Family, and HIV/AIDS (University of Toronto Press), by Dr. Pamela J. Downe (Professor, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology)

Daughters of Aataentsic: Life Stories from Seven Generations (McGill-Queen’s University Press), by Dr. Kathryn Magee Labelle (Associate Professor, Department of History)

City of Saskatoon/Saskatoon Public Library Saskatoon Award

Probably Ruby (Doubleday Canada), by Lisa Bird-Wilson (BA’93, BEd’99, MEd’05)

Bread & Water (University of Regina Press), by dee Hobsbawn-Smith (MFA’14, MA’21)

Girl running (Thistledown Press), by Diana Hope Tegenkamp (Office Coordinator, Department of English)

A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands (Oxford University Press), by Dr. Benjamin Hoy (Associate Professor, Department of History)

City of Regina Regina Award

The “Mr. Big” Sting: The Cases, The Killers, The Controversial Confessions (ECW Press), by Mark Stobbe (BA’84, MA’14, PhD’18)

A Natural History of Unnatural Things (Radiant Press), by Zachari Logan (BFA’05, MFA’09)  

Rasmussen & Co. Indigenous Peoples’ Writing Award

Intimate Integration: A History of the Sixties Scoop and the Colonization of Indigenous Kinship (University of Toronto Press), by Dr. Allyson D. Stevenson (BA’00, MA’04, PhD’15; Assistant Professor, Department of Indigenous Studies)

Iskocēs Tipiskak: A Spark in the Dark (John Langan), by John Langan (BA’13)

The Prairie Chicken Dance Tour (Freehand Books), by Dawn Dumont (BA’95)

G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Children’s Award

The Girl with the Cat (Red Deer Press), by Beverley Brenna (BEd’84, MEd’91, BA’02)

Fiction Award

Probably Ruby (Doubleday Canada), by Lisa Bird-Wilson (BA’93, BEd’99, MEd’05)

Only If We’re Caught (Thistledown Press), by Theressa Slind (BA’95)

August Into Winter (McClelland & Stewart), by Guy Vanderhaeghe (BA’71, Cert’72, MA’75, LittD’97)

The Prairie Chicken Dance Tour (Freehand Books), by Dawn Dumont (BA’95)

Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award Honouring Mary Sutherland

Only If We’re Caught (Thistledown Press), by Theressa Slind (BA’95)

Probably Ruby (Doubleday Canada), by Lisa Bird-Wilson (BA’93, BEd’99, MEd’05)

August Into Winter (McClelland & Stewart), by Guy Vanderhaeghe (BA’71, Cert’72, MA’75, LittD’97)


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