Saskatchewan Book Awards
Fiction

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The Saskatchewan Book Award for Fiction is presented to a Saskatchewan author for the best novel or book of short fiction.

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2013

  • Harriet Richards – The Pious Robber

Also shortlisted:

  • Dave Margoshes – A Book of Great Worth
  • Melanie Schnell – While the Sun is Above Us
  • Seán Virgo – Dibidalen
  • Donald Ward – The Weeping Chair

2011

  • Harold Johnson – The Cast Stone

Also shortlisted:

  • Britt Holmström – Leaving Berlin
  • Devin Krukoff – Flyways
  • Arthur Slade – Empire of Ruins
  • Larry Warwaruk – Bone Coulee

2010

Also shortlisted:

  • Byrna Barclay – The Forest Horses
  • David Carpenter – Welcome to Canada
  • Yann Martel – Beatrice & Virgil
  • Kathleen Wall – Blue Duets
  • Dianne Warren – Cool Water

2009

Also shortlisted:

  • Ven Begamudré – Vishnu Dreams
  • David Carpenter – Niceman Cometh
  • Arthur Slade – The Hunchback Assignments

2008

  • Pam Bustin – Mostly Happy

Also shortlisted:

  • Gail Bowen – The Brutal Heart
  • Bonnie Dunlop – Carnival Glass
  • Harold Johnson – Charlie Muskrat
  • Carey Rigby-Wilcox – My Mummy Couldn't Read
  • Arthur Slade – Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules for Survival

2007

  • Bernice Friesen – The Book of Beasts

Also shortlisted:

  • Sean Johnston – All This Town Remembers
  • R.P. MacIntyre – Feeding at Nine
  • Dave Margoshes – Bix's Trumpet and other stories
  • Seán Virgo – Begging Questions

2006

  • Martha Blum – The Apothecary

Also shortlisted:


2005

Also shortlisted:


2004

  • Larry Gasper – Princes in Waiting

Also shortlisted:

  • Byrna Barclay – Girl at the Window
  • Bonnie Dunlop – The Beauty Box
  • Shelley A. Leedahl – Orchestra of the Lost Steps
  • Helen Mourre – What's Come Over Her
  • Marlis Wesseler – South of the Border

2003

  • J. Jill Robinson – Residual Desire

Also shortlisted:

  • Martha Blum – Children of Paper
  • Gail Bowen & Ron Marken – Dancing in Poppies
  • Michael Hetherton – Grasslands
  • Lois Simmie – What I'm Trying to Say is Goodbye
  • Donald Ward – Nobody Goes to Earth Any More

2002

Also shortlisted:

  • Tom Bentley – Blind Man's Drum
  • Sharon ButalaReal Life
  • Britt Holmström – The Wrong Madonna
  • Dianne Warren – A Reckless Moon

2001

Also shortlisted:

  • Murray J. Malcolm – Nine Dead Dogs
  • Seán Virgo – A Traveller Came By

2000

  • Leona Theis – Sightlines

Also shortlisted:

  • Gail Bowen – Burying Ariel
  • Donna Caruso – Under Her Skin
  • Don Kerr – Love and the Bottle

1999

  • Brenda Baker – The Maleness of God

Also shortlisted:

  • Warren Cariou – The Exalted Company of Roadside Martyrs
  • Robert Currie – Things You Don't Forget
  • Barbara Sapergia – Secrets in Water
  • Garrett Wilson – Guilty Addictions

1998

  • Larry Warwaruk – The Ukrainian Wedding

Also shortlisted:

  • Sharon ButalaThe Garden of Eden
  • Terry Jordan – Beneath That Starry Place
  • Dave Margoshes – Fable of Creation
  • Harriet Richards – The Lavender Child
  • Marlis Wesseler – Elvis Unplugged

1997

  • Joanne Gerber – In the Misleading Absence of Light

Also shortlisted:

  • Ven Begamudré – Laterna Magika
  • Sandra Birdsell – The Two-Headed Calf
  • David Carpenter – Banjo Lessons

1996

Also shortlisted:


1995

  • Byrna Barclay – Crosswinds

Also shortlisted:

  • Bernice Friesen – The Seasons Are Horses
  • William Klebeck – Down Milligan Creek Way
  • Judy McCrosky – Blow The Moon Out