Spring break

April 17th, 2014

SaskBooks office will be closed Friday, 18th April – Monday 21 April for the spring break.

Although some of us are beginning to wonder if there ever is really going to *be* a “spring” this year. We’re going to hunker down with a warm drink and a good book and pit in for the long weekend. Maybe some poetry, to go along with National Poetry Month.

What are you reading this weekend?

Creative Saskatchewan Announces Grant Recipients

April 2nd, 2014

Creative Saskatchewan released the list of recipients from the second intake of its juried grant programs and from its rolling intake programs.

Details of the recipients can be found in this Recipient List 2013-2014 as of March 26. and in this Creative Saskatchewan APRIL 2.

Congratulations to Saskatchewan’s creative producers, and a huge thank you to Creative Saskatchewan for supporting creative production and marketing!

Coteau Books’ April Events

April 2nd, 2014

Looking for something to do while trying to decide if spring will EVER come to Saskatchewan?

Check out these hot events from Coteau books!

Saskatoon Event: It’s About Surviving
Lauren Carter with Anne Lazurko
What does a novel about an unwed mother in 1906 Saskatchewan have to do with a speculative fiction about a dystopian near-future? Find out as Anne Lazurko, SBA-nominated author of Dollybird, joins Lauren Carter, author of Swarm, for an evening of readings!
Thursday April 3, 7.00 p.m.
At McNally Robinson Booksellers, Saskatoon

Regina event: The Trouble With Beauty
Bruce Rice with Dennis J Evans
Given all that we have done to the lands that we live in, is it still possible to write honestly about Beauty? Join Bruce Rice for the launch of his latest poetry collection, inspired by his travels along Seven Bridges Road and in the Eastend/Cypress Hills area. Dennis J Evans showcases his photographs that accompany Bruce’s collection.
Thursday April 10th, 7.30 p.m.


Way to go, Hagios Press!

April 1st, 2014

SaskBooks 25th Anniversary

March 10th, 2014

Spring Publishers Forum

February 4th, 2014

Creative Saskatchewan Deadline

February 1st, 2014

The deadline to apply for Creative Saskatchewan’s Creative Industry grant programs is Friday, 07 February at 4:00pm. Please make sure your applications are complete and [...]

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Métis history in the classroom

September 18th, 2013

Looking to incorporate more Métis history and culture into your classroom? GDI has just released Bringing Métis Children’s Literature to Life: Teacher Guidebook for GDI [...]

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The new display stuff is here!

September 11th, 2013

Thanks to assistance from Saskatchewan Lotteries, who provide funding to SaskCulture (and to hundreds of other sports and culture organisations in the province), from whom we [...]

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Back in the Saddle (stitch?)

September 4th, 2013

Now that the leaves are turning golden and the kids are back in school, our publishers are gearing up for their big list of fall [...]

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