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The shortlists for the 2010 Saskatchewan Book Awards have been announced. Winners will be revealed November 27. Good luck to ACP members who were nominated:

Book of the Year Award:

  • David Carpenter, A Hunter's Confession (Greystone Books)
  • David Carpenter, Welcome to Canada (The Porcupine's Quill)
  • Phyllis Nakonechny, Vidh: A Book of Mourning (Hagios Press)

Fiction Award:

  • Byrna Barclay, The Forest Horses (Coteau Books)
  • David Carpenter, Welcome to Canada (The Porcupine's Quill)
  • Kathleen Wall, Blue Duets (Brindle and Glass)

Non-fiction Award:

  • David Carpenter, A Hunter's Confession (Greystone Books)
  • Heather Kuttai, Maternity Rolls: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Disability (Fernwood Publishing)
  • Phyllis Nakonechny, Vidh: A Book of Mourning (Hagios Press)

First Book Award:

  • Amy Jo Ehman, Prairie Feast: A Writer's Journey Home for Dinner (Coteau Books)
  • Phyllis Nakonechny, Vidh: A Book of Mourning (Hagios Press)
  • Bernadette Wagner, this hot place (Thistledown Press)

Young Adult Literature Award:

  • Beverley Brenna, Something To Hang On To (Thistledown Press)

Award for Poetry:

  • Tracy Hamon, Interruptions in Glass (Coteau Books)
  • Don Kerr, The dust of just beginning (Athabasca University Press)
  • Andrew Stubbs, Endgames (Thistledown Press)

Award for Publishing:

  • Canadian Plains Research Center - University of Regina, Torn From Our Midst: Voices of Grief, Healing and Action from the Missing Indigenous Women Conference, 2008, A. Brenda Anderson, Wendee Kubik, Mary Rucklos Hampton
  • Coteau Books, Prairie Feast: A Writer's Journey Home for Dinner, Amy Jo Ehman
  • Coteau Books, Fishtailing, Wendy Phillips
  • Hagios Press, After the Words, Jennifer Londry
  • Hagios Press, Fallout, Sandra Ridley

Scholarly Writing Award:

  • Margaret Kovach, Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts (University of Toronto Press)
  • Dwight G. Newman, The Duty to Consult: New Relationships With Aboriginal Peoples (Purich Publishing Ltd.)
  • Carol Schick and James McNinch,"I Thought Pocahontas Was a Movie"*: Perspectives on Race/Culture Binaries in Education and Service Professions (Canadian Plains Research Centre - University of Regina)

First Peoples' Writing Award:

  • Jo-Ann Episkenew, Taking Back Our Spirits: Indigenous Literature, Public Policy, and Healing (University of Manitoba Press)
  • James (Sa'ke'j) Youngblood Henderson, Indigenous Diplomacy and the Rights of Peoples: Achieving UN Recognition (Purich Publishing Ltd.)

Saskatoon Book Award:

  • David Carpenter, A Hunter's Confession (Greystone Books)
  • David Carpenter, Welcome to Canada (The Porcupine's Quill)

Regina Book Award:

  • Tracy Hamon, Interruptions in Glass (Coteau Books)
  • Brenda Niskala, For The Love of Strangers (Coteau Books)

Publishing in Education Award:

  • Canadian Plains Research Center - University of Regina,-30-: Thirty Years of Journalism and Democracy in Canada, The Minifie Lectures, 1981-2010, Mitch Diamantopoulos
  • Canadian Plains Research Center - University of Regina, "I Thought Pocahontas Was a Movie": Perspectives on Race/Culture Binaries in Education and Service Professions, Carol Schick and James McNinch
  • Canadian Plains Research Center - University of Regina, Torn From Our Midst: Voices of Grief, Healing and Action from the Missing Indigenous Women Conference, 2008, A. Brenda Anderson, Wendee Kubik, Mary Rucklos Hampton
  • Coteau Books, We Want You to Know: Kids Talk About Bullying, Deborah Ellis
  • Purich Publishing Ltd., The Duty to Consult: New Relationships With Aboriginal Peoples, Dwight G. Newman
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