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University of Regina Press, Tenille Campbell, Beth Goobie win Saskatchewan Book Awards

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Poet Tenille Campbell and the University of Regina Press were the big winners at this year’s Saskatchewan Book Awards, which took place April 28 in Regina. Campbell’s debut poetry collection, #IndianLovePoems (Signature Editions), received two awards, as did breathing at dusk by Beth Goobie (Coteau Books). The University of Regina Press swept all three publishers’ awards, and picked up a scholarly writing prize for Kathleen Carlisle’s Fiery Joe: The Maverick Who Lit Up the West.
Awards for Writers
Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award
:
Extended Families by Ven Begamudré (Coteau Books)
Muslims for Peace and Justice Fiction Award
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Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont (Thistledown Press)
University of Saskatchewan Non-Fiction Award
:
Islands of Grass by Trevor Herriot; Branimir Gjetvaj, photog. (Coteau)
Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Indigenous Peoples’ Writing Award
:
#Indian Love Poems by Tenille K. Campbell (Signature Editions)*
O’Reilly Insurance and The Co-operators First Book Award:
#Indian Love Poems by Tenille K. Campbell (Signature)*
Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award
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breathing at dusk by Beth Goobie (Coteau Books)
Children’s Literature Award:
When the Trees Crackle with Cold by Bernice Johnson-Laxdal and Miriam Körner (Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing)
City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award
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breathing at dusk by Beth Goobie (Coteau)
City of Regina Book Award
:
Islands of Grass by Trevor Herriot (photographs by Branimir Gjetvaj) (Coteau)
Jennifer Welsh Scholarly Writing Award
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Fiery Joe: The Maverick Who Lit Up the West by Kathleen Carlisle (University of Regina Press)
Publishers’ awards
Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award
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University of Regina Press, Claiming Anishinaabe by Lynn Gehl
Publishing in Education Award
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University of Regina Press, Speaking in Cod Tongues by Lenore Newman
Saskatoon Public Library Indigenous Peoples’ Publishing Award
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University of Regina Press, Aaniiih/Gros Ventre Stories, compiled and edited by Terry Brockie and Andrew Cowell

Quill & Quire May 7th, 2018

Tenille K. Campbell is the author of #IndianLovePoems

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