October 21st, 2014
Register now for SaskBooks’ Fall Professional Development Sessions in Regina
Book production Best Practices, Marketing (Book Design), and Metadata
Register before 10 November for SaskBooks’ fall Professional Development sessions in Regina and receive a discount on the registration fee. Marketing sessions include: Book Design (Natalie Olsen from Kisscut Design), Metadata (Noah Genner from BookNet Canada), Best Practices (Jack David, ECW Press and Greg Younging, Chair of the Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus of Creators’ Rights Alliance), and Creative Saskatchewan info/update (Erin Dean, Creative Saskatchewan).
A block of rooms is reserved at a reduced rate at the Ramada Plaza Hotel (1818 Victoria Avenue in Regina) until 20th November. Download the registration form for more information. Travel subsidies are available for AMBP, BPAA, ABPBC, and SaskBooks members travelling more than 100km for this PD.
Fees: Early registration discount is available until 10 November – $75 per registrant for SaskBooks, AMBP, BPAA, and ABPBC members; $100 for non-members.
Regular registration fees apply after 10 November – $100 per registrant for SaskBooks, AMBP, BPAA, and ABPBC members; $125 for non-members.
August 6th, 2014
Creative Saskatchewan is hosting an ‘Investment Grant Outreach Tour’ in advance of their fall intake for program funding. This tour is open to all creative producers from supported creative industries and is designed as an opportunity to learn more about Creative Saskatchewan, their funding programs, and tips for completing funding applications.
In an effort to reach as many Saskatchewan-based creative producers as possible, Creative Saskatchewan is hosting 8 outreach sessions from August 25 through September 5 in a variety of locations throughout the province. Learn about investment opportunities for commercial creative industry projects and endeavours that can help introduce creative products to global markets.
Creative Saskatchewan is a new agency dedicated to the growth and commercial viability of Saskatchewan’s creative industries.
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?
March 10th, 2014
March 10, 2014 is the 25th Anniversary of SaskBooks. In 1989, the organization was incorporated as the Saskatchewan Publishers Group, and here we are, 25 [...]
February 4th, 2014
It’s time to mark your calendars for SaskBooks’ spring publishers’ forum. The venue has been set! we will be holding our sessions at the Royal [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]